Definition of York, Archbishop of in English:

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York, Archbishop of


The archbishop of the northern province of the Church of England. The office carries the title of Primate of England.
Example sentences
  • The tribunal is being held at St Chad's Church, York, and is being heard by the Archbishop of York, Dr David Hope.
  • David Hope, the retiring Archbishop of York, on his despair at infighting in the church
  • However, they quickly fell out again when Becket asked the pope to excommunicate the Archbishop of York who had taken sides with the king.

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