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Trevor Huddleston (June 15, 1913, – April 20, 1998), was an Anglican priest, one-time Archbishop of Mauritius and the Indian Ocean, and most famous for his anti-Apartheid activism. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 281 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (469 × 1000 pixel, file size: 98 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 281 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (469 × 1000 pixel, file size: 98 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Assorted ancient Bronze castings found as part of a cache, probably intended for recycling. ... Bust of Richard Bently by Roubiliac A bust is a sculpture depicting a persons chest, shoulders, and head, usually supported by a stand. ... This article is about the English county town. ... is the 166th day of the year (167th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... is the 110th day of the year (111th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... The term Anglican describes those people and churches following the religious traditions of the Church of England, especially following the Reformation. ... In Christianity, an archbishop is an elevated bishop. ... A segregated beach in South Africa, 1982. ...


Born in Bedford, England he was educated at the prestigious Lancing College then Christ Church, Oxford and at Wells Theological College. He joined the Anglican religious order, the Community of the Resurrection (CR) in 1939, having already served for two years as a curate at St. Mark's, Swindon. This article is about the English county town. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Lancing College is a co-educational English Independent school, founded in 1848 by Rev. ... College name Christ Church Named after Jesus Christ Established 1546 Sister College Trinity College Dean The Very Revd Christopher Andrew Lewis JCR President William Dorsey Undergraduates 426 MCR or GCR President {{{MCR President}}} Graduates 154 Home page Boat Club Christ Church (Latin: Ædes Christi, the temple or house of Christ... The Community of the Resurrection is an Anglican religious community for men. ... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... , For other places with the same name, see Swindon (disambiguation). ...


In 1943, he went to the CR mission station at Rosettenville, Sophiatown (Johannesburg, South Africa). He was sent there to build on the work of Raymond Raines CR whose monumental efforts there had proved to be so demanding that the Community summoned him back to Mirfield in order to recuperate. Raines was deeply concerned about who should be appointed to succeed him and met Huddleston (at that stage still a novice in the Community) who had been appointed to nurse him whilst he was in the infirmary. As a result of that meeting, much to Huddleston's surprise, Raines was convinced that he had found his successor. Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sophiatown was a lively, mostly-black suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. ... This article is about the city in South Africa. ... // Main article: Buddhist Novitiate In many Buddhist orders, a man or woman who intends to take ordination must first become a novice, adopting part of the monastic code indicated in the vinaya and studying in preparation for full ordination. ...


Over the course of the next 13 years in Sophiatown, Huddleston developed into a much-loved priest and respected anti-Apartheid activist, earning him the nickname Makhalipile ("dauntless one"). He fought tirelessly against the vicious Apartheid laws. In 1955, the ANC gave him the rare honour of bestowing on him the title "Isitwalandwe", at the famous Freedom Congress in Kliptown. Sophiatown was a lively, mostly-black suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... For political parties with similar names in other countries, see Northern Rhodesian African National Congress and Zambian African National Congress. ...


His order asked him to return to England in 1956, where he worked as the Master of Novices at the CR's Mirfield mother house (West Yorkshire) for a few years. He was consecrated Bishop of Masasi (Tanzania) in 1960, where he worked for eight years, before becoming Bishop of Stepney (London, England). After ten years in England, he was consecrated Bishop of Mauritius (1978), and was then elected Archbishop of the Province of the Indian Ocean. For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mirfield is a town in West Yorkshire, England, near Dewsbury. ... Coat of Arms of South Yorkshire West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county within the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England, that has a population of 2. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations · Other religions Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Archbishop of Canterbury · Catholic Pope Coptic Pope · Ecumenical Patriarch Christianity Portal This box:      This article... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Diocese of London forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ...


After his retirement from episcopal office in 1983 he started anti-Apartheid work outside of South Africa, having become President of the Anti-Apartheid movement in 1981. Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ...


In 1994 received high honours from Tanzania (Torch of Kilimanjaro), and was awarded the Indira Gandhi Award for Peace, Disarmament, and Development. He was knighted by the Queen in 1998 (KCMG, "Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George"). Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... On the Orders insignia, St Michael is often depicted subduing Satan. ...


A window in memory of him is at the Lancing College chapel and was visited by Desmond Tutu, a friend at which they met when Trevor was on a mission in South Africa during Apartheid. Lancing College is a co-educational English Independent school, founded in 1848 by Rev. ... Desmond Mpilo Tutu (born 7 October 1931) is a South African cleric and activist who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid. ... A segregated beach in South Africa, 1982. ...


Trevor Huddleston died at Mirfield in the West Riding of Yorkshire (England)


Famous quote: "God bless Africa, Guard her people, Guide her leaders, And give her peace."


Famous book: Naught for your comfort (Collins, 1956) Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


External links

  • Audio samples
  • Obituary by Aelred Stubbs
  • The Life and Work of Archbishop Trevor Huddleston: links and biography on ANC website
  • Items from the Press on the Death of Archbishop Trevor Huddleston: ANC website
  • Trevor Huddleston CR Memorial Centre, Sophiatown, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Huddleston's observations are especially important, since he arrived in South Africa as the ANC Youth League was forming and became a key ally to the anti-apartheid cause until his recall in 1956, by his monastic Superior.
Additionally, Huddleston's recall from Sophiatown in 1956, his nervous breakdown in 1974 (fearful of public charges of child abuse), his agonizing over returning to South Africa, and the difficulties of his infirmity all exacerbated an already prickly temperament.
As for the importance of Huddleston's contribution to the broader anti-apartheid movement through his work with AAM and IDAF, Denniston acknowledges that the onus is on future historians to research both AAM and IDAF further (p.
Bedfordshire, EnglandGenWeb Project (1224 words)
Trevor Huddleston was born in Chaucer Road, Bedford, in 15
Huddleston's resistance against the trucks and bulldozers sent by the National Party government to flatten the multiracial Johannesburg suburb of Sophiatown earned him the African National Congress' (ANC's) highest award, the Isithwalandwe, in 1955.
The community, which is keeping Huddleston's ashes at its priory in West Turffontein, told the newspaper that it was "deeply embarrassed" by the affair but that payment for the restoration of the church would amount to improper use of its funds.
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