Willis, Richard, Dd

Willis, Richard, D.D.

an English bishop, was born in 1663. He became prebendary of Westminster in 1695; prebendary and dean of Lincoln in 1701; bishop of Gloucester Jan. 16, 1714; bishop of Salisbury in 1721; bishop of Winchester in 1723; and died in 1734. He was the author of, The Occasional Paper, in Eight Parts (1697): — Speech in the House of Lords on the Bill against Francis (late), Bishop of Rochester (1723), and a number of single Sermons.

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