Blackburne, Launcelot an English prelate, became prebendary of Exeter in 1691, subdean in 1695 and again in 1704, dean in 1705, archdeacon of Cornwall in 1715, and bishop of Exeter in 1717. He was confirmed archbishop of York, Nov. 28, 1724, and died March 23, 1743. He published various Sermons, (16941716). See Le Neve, Fasti; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.