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Bishop Butler

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Butler's Career in the Church

History of Bishop Joseph Butler's career in the Church.
Years Details
1692 born
baptised, as a dissenter
1714 converts to Church of England
1718 B.A.
1718 ordained deacon, 1718
1718 ordained priest, 1718
1719-1725 preacher, the Rolls Chapel
1721 B.C.L.
1721-1738 reb. Yetminster Prima, Salisbury, III, vi. 91
1721-1725 Rector, Haughton-le-Skerne
1725-1740 Rector, Stanhope
1733 D.C.L.
1733-1736 chaplain to Lord Chancellor Talbot
1736-1737 Clerk of the Closet to Queen Caroline
1736-1738 Canon of 3rd preb., Rochester, III, iii. 64
1738-1750 Bishop, Bristol, III, viii. 13
1740-1750 Preb. Portpool, St. Paul's, London, III, i. 53
1740-1750 Dean , St. Paul's, London, III, i. 6
1746 Clerk of the Closet to George II
1750-1752 Bishop, Durham