John Sharp
(1645-1714)

Divine, Dean of Norwich (1681-1691), Dean of Canterbury (1689-1691), and Archbishop of York (1691-1713)

Died aged c. 69

John Sharp (16 February 1645 – 2 February 1714), English divine who served as Archbishop of York.

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John Sharp, Dean of Norwich 1681, Dean of Canterbury 1689, Archbishop of York 1691-1713 was born in the year 1644 in a house which formerly stood near this spot. The same house served as the headquarters of Lord Fairfax a commander in the Parliamentary Forces during the Civil War when Bradford was besieged.

Ivegate, Bradford, United Kingdom where they was born (1645)