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Fisher, Geoffrey Francis, Baron Fisher of Lambethlocked

  • Alan Webster


Fisher, Geoffrey Francis, Baron Fisher of Lambeth (1887–1972), archbishop of Canterbury, was born on 5 May 1887 at the rectory, Higham on the Hill, Leicestershire, the youngest of the ten children of Henry Fisher (1837–1915) and his wife, Katherine Richmond. His father, grandfather, and great-grandfather had all been successively rectors of ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)
Lambeth Palace London