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Thomas Slythurst

English confessor, born in Berkshire; died in the Tower of London, 1560. He was B.A. Oxon, 1530; M.A., 1534; B.D., 1543; and supplicated for the degree of D.D., 1554-5, but never took it. He was rector of Chalfont St. Peter, Bucks, from 1545 to 1555, canon of Windsor 1554, rector of Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, 1555, and first President of Trinity College, Oxford. He was deprived of these three preferments in 1559. On 11 Nov., 1556, he was appointed with others by Convocation to regulate the exercises in theology on the election of Cardinal Pole to the chancellorship.

Sources

WARTON, Life of Sir Thomas Pope (London, 1772), 359; Catholic Record Society Publications, I (London, 1905-), 118; FOX, Acts and Monuments, VIII (London, 1843-9), 636.

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APA citation. Wainewright, J. (1912). Thomas Slythurst. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/14058a.htm

MLA citation. Wainewright, John. "Thomas Slythurst." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 14. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1912. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/14058a.htm>.

Transcription. This article was transcribed for New Advent by Douglas J. Potter. Dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. July 1, 1912. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.

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