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Fleetwood, William, 1702 - 1723

Reference Code: GBR/0272/KCAC/1/4/Fleetwood

Scope and Contents

William Fleetwood (1656-1723) was at Eton College 1671-75 and came up to King's College in 1675. His Fellowship was made in 1678, BA in 1679, and MA in 1683. Eton gave him a Fellowship in 1691. He was successively a chaplain to William III and Mary II, a canon of Windsor, Bishop of St Asaph in 1708, and Bishop of Ely in 1715 - this latter position made him visitor to Trinity College, Cambridge. He is buried in Ely Cathedral. This engraving is by John Simon after a Jonathan Richardson portrait of 1702.


  • Creation: 1702 - 1723

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1 item(s) : paper

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Conserved by Museum Conservation Services in 2016.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the artworks storerooms in December 2005.

Related Materials

See KCAC/6/1/28/4/4/10 for conservation information.

Date information

DateText: Date is estimated.

Finding aid date

2006-01-10 13:49:12+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

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