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Encyclopedia > John Stafford (archbishop)

John Stafford (died May 25, 1452), English statesman and archbishop of Canterbury. May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... Events October - English troops under John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, land in Guyenne, France, and retake most of the province without a fight. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the United Kingdom (light green), with the Republic of Ireland (blue) to its west Languages English Capital London Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population –mid-2004... The term statesman is a respectful term used to refer to diplomats, politicians, and other notable figures of state. ... Arms of the see of Canterbury The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior clergyman of the established Church of England and symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion. ...


He came to the front under Henry IV, becoming Lord Privy Seal in 1421 and treasurer (1422). Pope Martin V made him bishop of Bath and Wells (1425). He was Lord Chancellor from 1432 to 1450. Henry VI (December 6, 1421 – May 21/22, 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 (though with a Regent until 1437) and then from 1470 to 1471. ... The Lord Privy Seal or Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal is one of the traditional sinecure offices in the British Cabinet. ... Events March 21 - Battle of Baugé. A small French force surprises and defeats a smaller English force under Thomas, Duke of Clarence, a brother of Henry V of England, in Normandy. ... Martin V, né Oddone Colonna or Odo Colonna (1368 – February 20, 1431), Pope from 1417 to 1431, was elected on St. ... The Bishop of Bath and Wells is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Bath and Wells in the Province of Canterbury. ... This article or section needs a complete rewrite for the reasons listed on the talk page. ...


Pope Eugene IV made him archbishop from 1443, a position he held till his death. He steered an even course between parties as a moderate man and useful official. Eugenius IV, né Gabriel Condulmer (1383 - February 23, 1447) was pope from March 3, 1431 to his death. ... Events Albanians, under Skanderbeg, defeat the Turks John Hunyadi defeats Turks at the Battle of Nis Vlad II Dracul begins his second term as ruler of Wallachia, succeeding Basarab II. Births January 27 - Albert, Duke of Saxony (died 1500) February 23 - Matthias Corvinus of Hungary (died 1490) May 17 - Edmund...

Political Offices
Preceded by:
John Kemp
Lord Privy Seal
1421–1422
Succeeded by:
William Alnwick
Preceded by:
William Kinwolmarsh
Lord High Treasurer
1422–1426
Succeeded by:
The Lord Hungerford
Preceded by:
Nicholas Bubwith
Bishop of Bath and Wells
1424–1433
Succeeded by:
Thomas Beckington
Preceded by:
John Kemp
Lord Chancellor
1432–1450
Succeeded by:
John Kemp

During and after John Stafford's term as Archbishop, he broke his pact of celibacy, and had four children with a nun who had also taken a pact of celibacy. This was not known until thirty years after John Staffords death. John Kemp (c. ... The Lord Privy Seal or Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal is one of the traditional sinecure offices in the British Cabinet. ... William of Alnwick (c. ... The Lord High Treasurer bears a white staff as his symbol of office. ... Walter Hungerford, 1st Baron Hungerford Sir Walter Hungerford was the son and heir of Sir Edward Hungerford. ... The Bishop of Bath and Wells is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Bath and Wells in the Province of Canterbury. ... Thomas Beckington (c. ... John Kemp (c. ... This article or section needs a complete rewrite for the reasons listed on the talk page. ... John Kemp (c. ...


 
 

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