Leonard Pilkington

Leonard Pilkington (1527–1599) was an English academic and clergyman. A Marian exile, he became Regius Professor of Divinity at Cambridge and Master of St John's College, Cambridge at the start of the reign of Elizabeth I. In his subsequent church career, he followed the way opened when his brother James Pilkington became Bishop of Durham.

Read more about Leonard PilkingtonLife

Other articles related to "leonard pilkington":

Leonard Pilkington - Life
... He returned to England and was restored to his fellowship at St John’s, his wife having died ... He became Master there in 1561, replacing his brother James and initiating a period of divisive governance and an effort to reform the college by replacing Catholic associations with the Protestantism of Geneva ...

Famous quotes containing the word leonard:

    The purpose of population is not ultimately peopling earth. It is to fill heaven.
    —Graham D. Leonard (b. 1921)