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Archbishops of Canterbury & Monarchs 1399 - 1930
Many were Patrons of the Rectors of Hastingleigh.





Archbishop of Canterbury Date of ordination Reign of English Monarch
Thomas Arundel 1399 Henry IV (1399-1413) Catholic
Henry Chicheley 1414 Henry V (1413-1422) Catholic
John Stafford 1443 Henry VI (1422-1461) Catholic
John Kemp 1452  
Thomas Bourchier 1454  
Edward IV (1461-1483) Catholic
    Edward V (1483) Catholic
    Richard III (1483-1485) Catholic
John Morton 1486 Henry VII (1485-1509) Catholic
Thomas Langton 1501  
Henry Dean 1501  
William Warham 1503 Henry VIII (1509-1547) Catholic
Thomas Cranmer 1533 Dissolution of Monasteries 1536 - 1541 Edward VI (1547-1553) Protestant
Jane Grey (1553) Protestant
Reginald Pole 1556 - Counter Reformation Catholicism Mary I (1553-1558) Catholic
Matthew Parker 1559 - Catholicism outlawed Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Protestant
Edmund Grindal 1576  
John Whitgift 1583  
Richard Bancroft 1604 James I (1603-1625) Catholic
George Abbot 1611  
William Laud 1633 Charles I (1625-1649)
1645-1660 - none         English Civil War 1642-1651
Oliver Cromwell (1649-1658)
          Interregnum /Commonwealth Richard Cromwell (1658-1659)
William Juxon 1660 Charles II (1660-1685)
Gilbert Sheldon 1663
William Sancroft 1678 James II (1685-1688)
John Tillotson 1691 Mary II (1689-1694) Protestant
Thomas Tenison 1695 William III (1689-1702) Catholic
Anne (1702-1714)
William Wake 1716  George I (1714-1727)
John Potter 1737 George II (1727-1760)
Thomas Herring 1747 - Gregorian Calendar introduced 1752
Matthew Hutton 1757  
Thomas Secker 1758  
Frederick Cornwallis 1768 George III (1760-1820)
John Moore 1783  
Charles Manners Sutton 1805  
William Howley 1828 - Catholic Emancipation George IV (1820-1830)
          Tithe Commutation Act 1836 William IV (1830-1837)
          Hastingleigh joined with Elmsted 1839 Victoria (1837-1901)
John Bird Sumner 1848 - Crimean War 1853-1856  
Charles Thomas Longley 1862  
Archibald Campbell Tait 1868  
Edward White Benson 1883  
Frederick Temple 1896 Edward VII (1901-1910)
Randall Thomas Davidson 1903 - WW1 1914-1918 George V (1910-1936)
Cosmo Gordon Lang 1928 Edward VIII (1936-1936)
       - World War II 1939-1945 George VI (1936-1952)
William Temple 1942  
Geoffrey Fisher 1945 Elizabeth II (1952- to present)
Michael Ramsey 1961  
Donald Coggan 1974  
Robert Runcie 1980  
George Carey 1991  
Rowan Williams 2002  
Justin Welby 2013