The Rt Rev. William Stubbs
(1825-1901)

Died aged c. 76

William Stubbs (21 June 1825 – 22 April 1901) was an English historian and Anglican bishop. He was Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Oxford between 1866 and 1884. He was Bishop of Chester from 1884 to 1889 and Bishop of Oxford from 1889 to 1901.

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The Mitre Hotel sits on the site of a former public house (The Wheatsheaf) which was rebuilt around 1923. The name is an acknowledgement to the high churchman Bishop William Stubbs (1825-1901) distinguished theologian, ecclesiastical historian and Bishop of Oxford, born in this town.

The Mitre, Station Road, Knaresborough, United Kingdom where he was born near (1825)