Editors. "William Laud is appointed Bishop of London". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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William Laud is appointed Bishop of London (45 words)
Historical Context Note
William Laud is appointed Bishop of London. A supporter of Arminian doctrines and practices, he finds favour with Charles I and on the death of George Abbott five years later, is promoted to the highest clerical office in the land, that of Archbishop of Canterbury.15982 William Laud is appointed Bishop of London 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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