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The Hon Shute Barrington - Lord Bishop of Durham.

The Case of Morice V. Shute Bishop Barrington

Listed within the indexes of the National Archives there are documents from the Court of Chancery that show Shute Barrington, the Bishop of Durham, involved in a legal case of possession of a legacy left in a Will. Shute Barrington was the youngest son of John Lord Viscount Barrington (1st) of Beckett, Shrivenham. Neil Maw of the Shrivenham Heritage Society studied the documents and has made a precis of the case, judgement and subsequent appeal. To read a copy in PDF format, please go HERE


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