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An oval stained glass portrait of Archbishop Richard Bancroft, early 17th Century.

Richard Bancroft, (1544 – 1610), was appointed Bishop of London in 1591 and Archbishop of Canterbury in 1604. He was anti Puritan, but tolerant towards Catholics who were loyal to the Protestant Crown, in which he was supported by Robert Cecil.

REFERENCE: EWA 08647

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