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Sheppard, Hugh Richard Lawrie

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Sheppard, Hugh Richard Lawrie

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1880-1937

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Dick Sheppard was born in Windsor on 2 September 1880 and educated at Marlborough and Trinity Hall Cambridge. In July 1914 be became Vicar of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields church. He came to be well known for his religious broadcasts. In 1929 he became Dean of Canterbury. He was one of the founders of the Peace Pledge Union in 1936. He died suddenly in London on 31 October 1937.

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2015-6-10

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W. Laufs