Biography of Archbishop Randall Davidson 1848-1930

On 07 Apr 1848 Archbishop Randall Davidson was born at Edinburgh. He was educated at Harrow School.

In 1883 Randall Davidson (age 34) was elected Dean of Windsor.

In 1891 Dean Randall Davidson (age 42) was elected Bishop of Rochester.

In 1895 Bishop Randall Davidson (age 46) was elected Bishop of Winchester.

The London Gazette 27357. 12 Mar 1901. Lord Chamberlain's Office, St. James's Palace, March 12, 1901.

The King has been pleased to appoint the Right Reverend Father in God Randall, Bishop of Winchester (age 52), to be Clerk of the Closet in Ordinary to His Majesty.

In 1903 Bishop Randall Davidson (age 54) was elected Archbishop of Canterbury.

1910. John Singer Sargent (age 53). Portrait of Archbishop Randall Davidson (age 61).

On 25 May 1930 Archbishop Randall Davidson (age 82) died.