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First Reading

Terry Foreman  •  Link

Ralph Roundtree, said (by William Fuller, Dean of St Patrick's) to be a laborer in Fleet prison made a parson in 1661 by a corrupt bishop bestowing orders wantonly.


Third Reading

San Diego Sarah  •  Link

L&M: Ralph Roundtree on 6 June, 1661, was in the Fleete prison when he was appointed chaplain of The Breda: PRO, Adm. 2/1745, f45r.

Sydserff of Galloway, the only Scottish bishop to survive the interregnum, was then in London angling (in vain) for advancement to the primacy of Scotland.

Burnet (i, 236) tells how his reputation suffered from these at best Non-conformist indiscriminate ordinations.

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