|The Right Reverend and Right Honourable The Lord Habgood PC|
|Archbishop of York|
Habgood in 1981
|Province||Province of York|
|Diocese||Diocese of York|
|Enthroned||18 November 1983|
|Other posts||Bishop of Durham (1973–1983)|
|Birth name||John Stapylton Habgood|
|Born||23 June 1927|
|Died||6 March 2019(aged 91)|
John Stapylton Habgood, Baron Habgood, PC (23 June 1927 – 6 March 2019) was a British Anglican bishop, academic, and life peer. He was Bishop of Durham from 1973 to 1983, and Archbishop of York from 18 November 1983 to 1995.
In 1995, he was made a life peer and was in the House of Lords after stepping down as Archbishop. He took a leave of absence in later life, and was one of the first peers to retire from the Lords in 2011.
Habgood died on 6 March 2019 at the age of 91.
References[change | change source]
- Becket, Adam. "Death announced of John Habgood, former Archbishop of York". Church Times. Retrieved 7 March 2019.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Biography – John Habgood, on the Gifford Lectures site. 2000–2001 lectures are online.
- John Habgood – God debates at Cambridge website
- Contributions in the House of Lords
- "The Untidiness of Integration: John Stapylton Habgood". Kevin Seybold, Volume 57 Number 2. June 2005. PSCF