Ernest Pearce

Ernest Harold Pearce was educated at Christ’s Hospital and Peterhouse, Cambridge.[2] Ordained priest in 1890 he was firstly an assistant master and school chaplain at Christ’s Hospital. An eminent scholar, he was Professor of Biblical History at Queen's College, London[3] until 1905 when he became Rector of Christ Church Greyfriars in the City of London. Treasurer then Archdeacon of Westminster, he was subsequently elevated to the See of Diocese of Worcester.[4] A cleric whose efficiency, powers of rapid work and precision of thought were respected throughout the church,[5] he died suddenly on 28 October 1930.


  • The Annals of Christ's Hospital, 1901
  • The Book of God's Kingdom, 1902
  • The Sons of the Clergy, 1904
  • English Christianity in its Beginnings, 1908
  • The Laws of the Earliest Gospel, 1913
  • William de Colchester, 1915
  • The Monks of Westminster, 1916
  • The Royal Hospitals at Church, 1925
  • The Register of Thomas de Cobham, 1317-1327, 1930


Church of England titles
Preceded by
Huyshe Wolcott Yeatman-Biggs
Bishop of Worcester
Succeeded by
Arthur William Thomson Perowne

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