1815–1881

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Born: De­cem­ber 13, 1815, Al­der­ley, Che­shire, Eng­land.

Died: Ju­ly 18, 1881, the Dean­e­ry, West­min­ster, Eng­land.

Buried: Hen­ry VII’s Cha­pel, West­min­ster Ab­bey, Eng­land.

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Biography

Stanley at­tend­ed Rug­by School and Bal­li­ol Col­lege, Ox­ford.

He served as Re­gi­us Pro­fess­or of Ec­cle­si­as­ti­cal His­to­ry and Ca­non of Christ Church, Ox­ford (1856–64), and as Dean of West­min­ster (1864–81).

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