Saturday, 4 May 2013

Portrait of George Abbot (1562-1633) - Archbishop of Canterbury

George Abbot was born in Guildford. The original of this is a steel engraved print produced by W.T. Mote circa 1850. George Abbot, as the Archbishop of Canterbury performed the Coronation of King Charles I.

A well commemorated historical figure in Guildford with a statue in the High Street and George Abbot school 

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