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William Temple
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Born in Exeter, Devon
Born on 15th of October 1881
Died on 26th of October 1944

Born 1881. Died 1944 - English prelate and Archbishop of Canterbury.

Educated at Oxford, ordained in 1908. Became Bishop of Manchester, Archbishop of York and then Archbishop of Canterbury. Advocate of social reform crusading against money-lending, slums and dishonesty. Chairman of Doctrinal Commission of the Church of England. Published Church and Nation (1915) and Christianity and the Social Order (1942).

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