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Edward Legge (1767–1827) was an English churchman and academic, bishop of Oxford from 1816 and Warden of All Souls College, Oxford from 1817.[1]

Life

He was the seventh son of William Legge, 2nd Earl of Dartmouth and Frances Catherine Nicoll.[2][3] Educated at Rugby School, he became a Fellow of All Souls, Student of Christ Church in 1785, and vicar of Lewisham.[4][5] He was Dean of Windsor from 1805.

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Church of England titles
Preceded by
William Jackson
Bishop of Oxford
1816–1827
Succeeded by
Charles Lloyd

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