- Bishop of Peterborough
Bishopof Peterboroughis the Ordinaryof the Church of EnglandDiocese of Peterborough in the Province of Canterbury.
The diocese covers the counties of
Northamptonshire, Rutlandand the Soke of Peterboroughin Cambridgeshireand has its see in the City of Peterborough, where the seat is located at the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter, Saint Paul and Saint Andrew.
The Bishop's residence is Bishop's Lodging, The Palace, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.
The office has been in existence since the foundation of the diocese on
4 September 1541under King Henry VIII. The incumbent is the Right Reverend Dr. Ian Patrick Martyn CundyDD, 37th Lord Bishop of Peterborough, who signs "Ian Petriburg".
The current Lord Bishop is one of the 26 diocesan bishops who sit in the
House of Lordsas Lords Spiritual.
As parts of the City of Peterborough are actually in the
Diocese of Ely(those parishes south of the River Nene), the current Bishop of Peterborough has also been appointed as an Assistant Bishopin the Diocese of Ely with pastoral care for these parishes delegated to him by the Bishop of Ely. [cite news
title = RELIGION: Bishops bridge boundaries aboard boat
url = http://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/ViewArticle.aspx?SectionID=845&ArticleID=832244
work = Peterborough Evening Telegraph
publisher = Johnston Press
date = 2004-08-02
accessdate = 2007-03-08
quote = ] [cite news
title = Bridging the divide in a city
url = http://www.ely.anglican.org/news_events/media/press/details.html?id=26
work = Diocesan website - press releases
Diocese of Ely
date = 2004-07-29
accessdate = 2007-03-09
quote = ]
*Haydn, Joseph and Ockerby, Horace "Haydn's Book of Dignities" W.H. Allen & Co. Ltd., London, 1894 reprinted 1969
Whitaker's Almanack" Joseph Whitaker & Sons Ltd. and A&C Black Publishers Ltd., London, 1883 to 2004
* King, Richard John [http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Gazetteer/Places/Europe/Great_Britain/England/_Topics/churches/_Texts/KINCAT*/Peterborough/2.html "Handbook to the Cathedrals of England"] (Part II: History of the See, with Short Notices of the principal Bishops) John Murray, London, 1862
List of bishops of Peterborough
List of deans of Peterborough
* [http://www.peterborough-diocese.org.uk/ Diocese of Peterborough]
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