Biography of Bishop Owen Oglethorpe 1507-1559

Around 1507 Bishop Owen Oglethorpe was born at Tadcaster, Yorkshire [Map].

Around 1519 Bishop Owen Oglethorpe (age 12) educated at Magdalen College, Oxford University.

In 1557 Bishop Owen Oglethorpe (age 50) was appointed Bishop of Carlisle.

Coronation of Elizabeth I

On 15 Jan 1559 Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (age 25) was crowned I King England by Bishop Owen Oglethorpe (age 52) at Westminster Abbey [Map].

Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk (age 19) carried the train. Archbishop Nicholas Heath (age 58) censed. Edward Dymoke (age 51) attended as the Queen's Champion. Thomas Howard 4th Duke of Norfolk (age 22), Francis Talbot 5th Earl of Shrewsbury (age 59), Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl of Arundel (age 46), Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter (age 16) and William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke (age 58) attended.

Henry Machyn's Diary. 21 Jun 1559. The xxj day of June was v bysshopes deprevyd, the bysshope of Lychfeld and Coventre (age 55), and the bysshope of Carley (age 52), the bysshope of Westchester, the bysshope of Landaffh (age 87), and the bysshope of ( ).

On 31 Dec 1559 Bishop Owen Oglethorpe (age 52) died.

Henry Machyn's Diary. 04 Jan 1560. The iiij day of January was bered in sant Donstons [Map] in the west latt byshope of Carlell doctur Hobbellthorpe, with alff a dosen skochyons of armes.

Note. P. 221. Funeral of the late bishop of Carlisle. Owen Oglethorpe, appointed 27 Oct. 1556, deprived June 1559.