- John. ?1530–1604, English churchman; as archbishop of Canterbury (1583–1604) he tried to curb the influence of Puritanism
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Cranmer's successor in the see of Canterbury was Archbishop Whitgift.
Whitgift was buried at Croydon where he founded a school and hospital.The Cathedral Church of Canterbury [2nd ed.].
At the age of twelve he was sent to Cambridge, and put under Whitgift at Trinity.Bacon
Richard William Church
These were the rooms specially reserved for his personal use during his lifetime by the pious Archbishop Whitgift.The Brighton Road
Charles G. Harper
This book was immediately suppressed by order of Archbishop Whitgift, possibly because it was supposed to savour of Puritanism.Minor Poems of Michael Drayton