George Leonard Carey, Baron Carey of Clifton, PC, FRSA, FKC (born 13 November 1935) is a former Archbishop of Canterbury, holding the office from 1991 to 2002. During his time as archbishop the Church of England ordained its first women priests and the debate over attitudes to homosexuality became more prominent, especially at the 1998 Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops.
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... George Carey, 2nd Baron Hunsdon KG (1547 – 9 September 1603) was the eldest son of Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon and Anne Morgan ... In 1560, at the age of 13, George matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge ... During the Northern Rebellion of 1569, George was knighted in the field by the Earl of Sussex for bravery ...
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“But when my seven long years are out,
O, then Ill marry Sally;
O, then well wed, and then well bed
But not in our alley!”
—Henry Carey (1693?1743)
“He that rebels against reason is a real rebel, but he that in defence of reason rebels against tyranny has a better title to Defender of the Faith, than George the Third.”
—Thomas Paine (17371809)