See also:bishop of
See also:Peterborough, was
See also:born at Aldington in Kent, and educated at St
See also:College, Cambridge . Having taken hoiy orders, he became
See also:vicar of Newark-on-Trent in 1660, vicar of Allhallows the
See also:London, in 1666, and vicar of Bottesford,
See also:Leicestershire, in 1679 . In 1683 he was appointed
See also:chaplain to the princess Anne, and in 1685 he was chosen bishop of Peterborough . In 1688 he joined the archbishop of Canterbury,
See also:Sancroft, and five of his
See also:suffragan bishops in petitioning against the declaration of indulgence issued by
See also:James II., sharing the trial and the
See also:ant acquittal of his colleagues . In 1689 he refused to take the
See also:oath of
See also:allegiance to William and Mary and was deprived of his see, but he did not become very active among the
See also:nonjurors .
See also:White died on the 3oth of May 1698 . The bishop must be distinguished not only from the founder of
See also:Sion College, but also from
See also:Thomas White (1593-1676), philosopher and controversialist . Educated at St Omer,
See also:Valladolid and
See also:Douai, the latter was ordained
See also:priest in 1617, and taught for some years in the college at Douai . Later he was
See also:president of the
See also:English college at
See also:Lisbon . He died in London on the 6th of
See also:July 1676 . White was a voluminous writer; not only did he engage in controversy with Protestants, but he attacked the
See also:infallibility of the
See also:pope .
SIR WILLIAM HENRY WHITE (1845– )
THOMAS WHITE (c. 1550-1624)
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