Rectors of Stoke & Patrons

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1154-1189 Vivian de Stoke Patron: Henry II Vivian got into trouble because he allowed his dogs to go hunting in the king’s forest and then wouldn’t pay the fine!hunting dogs
1215 William de Stoke Patron: King John
1220 Peter de Stoke Patron: Henry III
1235 James de Chaworth
1252 – 1262 Henry de Saresburia Patron: Henry III
1262 – 1297 John de Wycham Patron: Henry III
1277 Henry de Wodestoke
1291 William de Montford Dean of St Paul’s
1305 -1316 John de Sandale Bishop of Winchester 1316 Bishop of Winchester & Chancellor of the Exchequer
–          1333 John de Kynardseye
1333 – 1350 Geoffrey de Edenham Patron: Thomas, Earl of Lancaster
1351 – 1360 Nicholas de Coleshull Patron: The Archdeacon of Richmond
1360 – 1361 Paschal de  Bononia (Bologna) Patron: Henry, Earl of Lancaster Referred to as a royal physician living in London
1361 – 1362 John Wynter Patron: Maud, Duchess of Bavaria
1362 – 1363 William de Mirfield Died 1366
1363 – 1366 Robert de Walkyngton, M.A.
1367 – 1368 John de Marton Patron:  John, Duke of Lancaster
1368 – 1369 Thomas de Ampcotes Patron: John, Duke of Lancaster
1369 – 1374 Roger de Burton Parton: John, Duke of Lancaster
1374 – 1376 John de Yerdeburgh Patron: John, Duke of Lancaster Described as the Keeper of the Wardrobe. Described as “cumbered about the furs and jewels and cloth of gold and all the precious things of the great wardrobe of the Savoy. Was also Rector of Rochester.
1376 – 1380 Juan Gutierrez Patron: John, Duke of Lancaster A Spanish agent of John of Gaunt who also became Bishop of Dax in Brittany 1380
1380 Richard de Monnemouth Patron: John Duke of Lancaster
1396 William Benet Patron: John Duke of Lancaster
1424 – 1448 John Burdet, B.Cn.L Patron: Henry VI
1448 – 1453 Edward Stanley Patron: Sir Thomas Stanley
1453 – 1474 Richard Pede, LL.D. Patron: Henry VI  Chancellor of Lichfield Cathedral.  Dean of Hereford Cathedral 1462 – 1480. Another pluralist, but with a papal dispensation to be simultaneously Rector of several parishes
1474 William Gresley Patron: Sir John Gresley
1480 William Boudon Patron: Sir John Gresley
1490 Thomas Hanys  and William Gresley Patron: Thomas, Marquis of Dorset
1493 – 1538 Richard Egerton, M.A. Patron: Thomas, Marquis of Dorset
1538 – 1552 Robert Whyttington, B.A. Patron: William Whyttington
1553 – 1575

 

John Copenall Patron: Thomas Bower, John Wedgwood and others
1575 -1584 Roger Reynolds M.A. Patron: Sir Ralph Bagnall
1587 – Roland Clay
1596 – 1602 William Overton D.D. Patron: William Crompton Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry 1580-1609
1604 – 1618 John Weston, M.A, L.L.D. Patron: William Crompton
1618 – 1633 Canon William Primrose, M.A Canon of Lichfield 1626-1633
1633 – 1676 Preb John Mainwaring, D.D.20160414_113942.jpg Patron: Roger Brereton Survived the puritan commonwealth period and also the restoration of Charles 11. In 1671 contributed to ransoming Christian slaves from the “Turks”.
1689 – 1697 Edward Orme Patron: Thomas Allen
1697 – 1732 Thomas Allen, D.D. Dean of Chester Cathedral Patron: John Sidebotham
1732 – 1742 Thomas Allen, B.A. Patron: John Jarvis
1742 – 1798 William Robinson, M.A. Patron: James Robinson
1798 – 1801 Hugh Bailey, M.A. Patron: William Robinson
1801 – 1812 William Robinson, M.A.,  LL.B. Patron: Ruth Robinson  His widow, Ellen-Jane, commission the “sleeping children” monument in Lichfield Cathedral
1812 – 1814 William Corser,  B.A. Patron: Spence Maden
1814 – 1831 John Chappel Woodhouse, M.A., D.D

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Patron: Spence Maden Contributed £3,300 to the rebuilding of St Peter’s in 1826.  Dean of Lichfield Cathedral
1831 – 1857 John Wickes Tomlinson, M.A. Patron: John Wickes Tomlinson, M.A.
1858 – 1892 Sir Lovelace Tomlinson Stamer Bart., M.A , D.D. Patron: Trustees of John Wickes Tomlinson Bishop of Shrewsbury 1888-1905
1892 – 1897 Preb. John Herbert Crump, M.A. Patron: Bishop of Lichfield
1897 – 1904 Charles Hare Simpkinson, M.A. Patron: Bishop of Lichfield Archdeacon of Stoke
1904 – 1924 Henry Venn Stuart, M.A. Patron: Bishop of Lichfield Dean of Carlisle 1924-1933
1924 – 1934 Douglas Henry Crick, M.A. Patron: Bishop of Lichfield Had unfulfilled plans to rebuild St Peter’s as a Cathedral when Stoke became a city in 1925. Bishop of Chester 1938-1955
1935 – 1955 Percy Harthill, M.A, B.D. Patron: Bishop of Lichfield Archdeacon of Stoke. Advocate of Christian Pacifism, which probably prevented him being appointed Bishop of Manchester. 
1956 – 1966 Frederick Chapman, M.A. Patron: Bishop of Lichfield
1966 – 1974 Alan Barker, M.A. Patron: Bishop of Lichfield
1974 – 1991 Preb. Ronald Cason Patron: Bishop of Lichfield
1991 – 2002 Canon Edgar Ruddock, M.A. Patron: Bishop of Lichfield
2004 – 2016 Preb. David Lingwood, B.Ed, B.Th. Patron: Bishop of Lichfield