John Sumner (priest)

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John Sumner DD (d. 26 February 1772) was an English Anglican priest and educationalist.[1]

Career[edit]

Sumner was born in Windsor was educated at Eton College and King’s College, Cambridge, grading BA in 1729, MA in 1732, and DD in 1744.

He was appointed:

Notes[edit]

Academic offices
Preceded by
William Cooke
Head Master of Eton College
1745–1754
Succeeded by
Edward Barnard
Academic offices
Preceded by
William George
Provost of King's College, Cambridge
1756–1772
Succeeded by
William Cooke
Academic offices
Preceded by
Edmund Law
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge
1756–1757
Succeeded by
John Green
Preceded by
William Richardson
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge
1770–1771
Succeeded by
James Brown (academic)