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Oglethorpe, Owenlocked

  • Margaret Clark


Oglethorpe, Owen (1502/3–1559), bishop of Carlisle, was the third son of George Oglethorpe of Newton Kyme, near Tadcaster, Yorkshire. In 1551 he was said to be forty-eight. Educated at Magdalen College, Oxford, Oglethorpe for most of his life was connected to the college and involved with academic and ecclesiastical politics. Already a fellow in 1524, he graduated BA in 1525 and MA in 1529, when he became a lecturer in logic. Lecturer in moral philosophy in 1534, he proceeded BTh and DTh in February and July 1536 respectively. In the same February began his long presidency of his college. In 1531 he was master of disputations, and in 1533–4 both keeper of the Winton Chest and junior proctor. In 1542 he became canon and prebendary of ...

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