LIVES OF THE BISHOPS OF EXETER
LAUNCELOT BLACKBURNE, after being connected with this church as canon since 15th January, 1691, and filling the office of dean since 1705, was consecrated its bishop on 24th February, 1716-17. A. moderate man, everything seems to have passed off quietly under his government, which was short; for he was translated to York on 28th November, 1724. Dying in London in 1743, he was buried in St. Margaret's Church, Westminster. He had married the sister of William Talbot, Lord Bishop of Sarum.
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