Beadon, Richard, Dd

Beadon, Richard, D.D., an English prelate, was born about 1739, and educated at Cambridge, where he became fellow of St. John's College. He obtained a prebend in London in 1771, and another in 1775, and became archdeacon of London the same year. He was chosen master of Jesus College, Cambridge, in 1781, and vice-chancellor of the University in 1782. He was consecrated bishop of Gloucester June 7, 1789, and translated to the see of Bath and Wells in 1802. He died April 21, 1824. He published a few sermons. See Le Neve, Fasti (Index).

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