Richard Rogers (1532/33 – 1597) was an eminent 16th-century priest.[1]

Richard Rogers was educated at Christ's College, Cambridge.[2] In 1559, Rogers was made archdeacon of St Asaph, and on 15 May 1569 he was consecrated Suffragan Bishop of Dover.[3] After his death no more Suffragan Bishops were appointed until 1870.[4] He was the Dean of Canterbury from 1584 till his death.


  1. ^ Visits St James’, Dover
  2. ^ "Rogers, Richard (RGRS562R)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  3. ^ DNB details
  4. ^ "Faith, History and Practice of the Church of England": Eaton, W. E: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1957