Edmund Gheast

Edmund Gheast

Edmund Guest (1513-1572), also known as Edmund Gheast was bishop of Rochester in the Church of England from 1560 to 1572.

In 1563, he participated in the Convocation that met under Archbishop Matthew Parker to revise the "Forty-Two Articles".http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01498a.htm Catholic Encyclopedia Anglicanism] Convocation passed only 39 of the 42, and Queen Elizabeth reduced the number to 38 by throwing out Article XXIX to avoid offending the Roman Catholic party.http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01498a.htm Catholic Encyclopedia Anglicanism] In 1571, the XXIXth Article, despite the opposition of Bishop Guest, was inserted, to the effect that the wicked do not eat the Body of Christ.http://www.episcopalian.org/pbs1928/Articles/AnglicanTeaching/007.HTM "Anglican Teaching" by W. G. WILSON, M.A., B.D., Ph.D. and J.H. TEMPLETON. M.A., B.D.. M.LITT.. Ph.D.] The "Thirty-Nine Articles" were ratified by the Queen, and the bishops and clergy were required to assent.http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01498a.htm Catholic Encyclopedia Anglicanism] He died in 1572.


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