Robert Hitch, D.D. was an English Anglican priest.[1]

Hitch was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge.[2] The Rector of Adel, he became Archdeacon of Leicester in 1661,[3] Archdeacon of the East Riding in 1662[4] and Dean of York in 1665.[5] He died on 10 February 1667.


  1. ^ Catalogue of the Lansdowne Manuscripts in the British Museum, British Museum, London 1819, p. 253
  2. ^ Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List of All Known Students, Graduates and Holders of Office at the University of Cambridge, from the Earliest Times to 1900, John Venn/John Archibald Venn Cambridge University Press > (10 volumes 1922 to 1953) Part I. 1209–1751 Vol. ii. Dabbs – Juxton, (1922) p379
  3. ^ Le NeveRoger de Saxenhurst, John; Hardy, Sir Thomas Duffus (1854). Archdeacons of Leicester . Fasti ecclesiae Anglicanae. Vol. 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp. 59–63  – via Wikisource.
  4. ^ Joyce M., Horn; Smith, David M. (1975), Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541–1857, vol. 4, pp. 16–18
  5. ^ Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I., eds. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd, reprinted 2003 ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.