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John Hume (Bishop)

John Hume (1703–1777) was an English bishop.


He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford.[1] He became a Canon of Westminster (28 June 1742–1748)[2] and a Canon of St Paul's (30 March 1748–1766).[3]

He was rector of Barnes, London from 1747 to 1758; he was appointed bishop of Bristol in 1756.[4] In 1758 he became bishop of Oxford and Dean of St Paul's, and in 1766 bishop of Salisbury.[5]


Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Conybeare
Bishop of Bristol
Succeeded by
Philip Yonge
Preceded by
Thomas Secker
Bishop of Oxford
Succeeded by
Robert Lowth
Preceded by
John Thomas
Bishop of Salisbury
Succeeded by
Shute Barrington

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