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William Redman (c. 1541/2 – 25 September 1602) was an English bishop.

William Redman
Bishop of Norwich
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Spire and south transept, Norwich Cathedral
ChurchChurch of England
DioceseDiocese of Norwich
Elected17 December 1594
Term ended1602 (death)[1]
PredecessorEdmund Scambler
SuccessorJohn Jegon
Other postsArchdeacon of Canterbury (1576–?)
Orders
Ordination1570
Consecration10 January 1595
Personal details
Bornc. 1541–1542
Died(1602-09-25)25 September 1602 (aged c. 60–61)
DenominationAnglican
Spouse1. Elizabeth Hanchett
2. Isabel Calverley
Alma materTrinity College, Cambridge

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Early lifeEdit

He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge from 1559, gaining his BA in 1562/3 and becoming a fellow of Trinity in 1563.[2]

CareerEdit

Ordained in 1570, he was made Archdeacon of Canterbury by Edmund Grindal in 1576. He was elected Bishop of Norwich on 17 December 1594, and consecrated on 10 January 1595.

FamilyEdit

Redman married twice, first to Elizabeth Hanchett and secondly to Isabel Calverley.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bishops of Norwich[unreliable source][unreliable source], tudorplace.com.ar
  2. ^ "Redman, William (RDMN559W2)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Edmund Scambler
Bishop of Norwich
1594–1602
Succeeded by
John Jegon