Habgood, John, Lord, Rt. Revd. and Rt. Hon. PC

Rt. Revd. and Rt. Hon. Lord John Habgood, PC, (UK), John Stapylton Habgood, Baron Habgood, PC (born 23 June 1927) is a retired 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. He was made a Privy Counsellor in 1983, and was created a life peer as Baron Habgood, of Calverton in the County of Buckinghamshire on 8 September 1995. Later in his life he ceased attending the House of Lords and took leave of absence; on 3 October 2011 he became one of the first two peers to formally and permanently retire from membership under a newly instituted procedure.


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