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Guildford Hospital

George Abbot, born the son of a local worker in 1562, was educated at the Grammar School, went to Oxford University in 1579 and became University Vice-Chancellor in 1600, Bishop in 1609 and went on to be appointed Archbishop of Canterbury, head of the English Church in 1611.

In 1619, he began building the Hospital of the Blessed Trinity in the High Street, now referred to as Abbot

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