For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for Kenrick Prescot.

Kenrick Prescot

Kenrick Prescot, D.D.[1] (7 July 1703, Chester – 3 August 1779, Cambridge)[2] was a priest and academic in the second half of the 18th century.[3]

Prescot was educated at Charterhouse and St Catharine's College, Cambridge, graduating BA in 1724, 1727 and B.D. in 1738.[4] He was Fellow of St Catharine's from 1727 to 1741 and its Master from 1741 to his death.[5] He was vice-chancellor of the University of Cambridge from 1744 to 1745.[6] Yates was ordained on 24 September 1727. His first post was as curate at Stapleford, Cambridgeshire. He held livings at Hartland, Coton and Yarmouth; and was a prebendary of Norwich Cathedral.[7]


  1. ^ "Will of Reverend Kenrick Prescot, Doctor in Divinity, Master of Catherine Hall in the University of Cambridge of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire". The National Archives. Retrieved 5 March 2019.
  2. ^ "The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, Volume 49" Sylvanus Urban p470: London; D. Henry; 1779
  3. ^ "The Letters of Horace Walpole Volume 5" p454 London; Richard Bentley; 1840
  4. ^ 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. iii. Kaile – Ryves, (1924. p392
  5. ^ "Masters of St Catharine's College". St Catharine's College, Cambridge. Retrieved 5 March 2019.
  6. ^ "History of the Vice-Chancellorship | Vice-Chancellor's Office". 23 February 2015. Retrieved 5 March 2019.
  7. ^ "Canons: Fourth prebend". British History Online. Retrieved 5 March 2019.

Vice-Chancellors of the University of Cambridge

{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
Kenrick Prescot
Listen to this article

This browser is not supported by Wikiwand :(
Wikiwand requires a browser with modern capabilities in order to provide you with the best reading experience.
Please download and use one of the following browsers:

This article was just edited, click to reload
This article has been deleted on Wikipedia (Why?)

Back to homepage

Please click Add in the dialog above
Please click Allow in the top-left corner,
then click Install Now in the dialog
Please click Open in the download dialog,
then click Install
Please click the "Downloads" icon in the Safari toolbar, open the first download in the list,
then click Install

Install Wikiwand

Install on Chrome Install on Firefox
Don't forget to rate us

Tell your friends about Wikiwand!

Gmail Facebook Twitter Link

Enjoying Wikiwand?

Tell your friends and spread the love:
Share on Gmail Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Buffer

Our magic isn't perfect

You can help our automatic cover photo selection by reporting an unsuitable photo.

This photo is visually disturbing This photo is not a good choice

Thank you for helping!

Your input will affect cover photo selection, along with input from other users.


Get ready for Wikiwand 2.0 ๐ŸŽ‰! the new version arrives on September 1st! Don't want to wait?