The Rt Revd
Bishop of Exeter Church Church of England Diocese Diocese of Exeter Enthroned 2000 Predecessor Rt Revd Hewlett Thompson Other posts Bishop of Birkenhead (1993–2000) Orders Ordination 1973 Consecration 1993 Personal details Born 1 July 1946
Nationality British Denomination Anglican Residence Bishop's Palace Parents Douglas Langrish & Brenda Passingham Spouse Esther Rudd (1968—present) Children One son, two daughters Profession previously educator Alma mater Birmingham University
Born in Southampton, Hampshire, the son of Douglas Frank Langrish and Brenda Florence Passingham was educated at King Edward VI School, Southampton, and Birmingham University, where he received a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree in 1967 and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education one year later. He was further educated at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in Theology in 1973, and in Ridley Hall, Cambridge.
Langrish was lecturer in education in Nigeria from 1969 to 1971. He became deacon in 1973 and was assistant curate at Holy Trinity Church (Shakespeares Church) Stratford-upon-Avon until 1976. In 1974, he was ordained as a priest, and was chaplain of Rugby School from 1976 to 1981. In the following year he was made vicar of Offchurch and diocesan director of ordinands, and held this post until 1987. From 1982 to 1989 he was the Bishop of Coventry's examining chaplain and, from 1987 to 1993, the rector of the Rugby Team Ministry. Langrish was an honorary canon of Coventry Cathedral between 1990 and 1993, and Bishop of Birkenhead from 1993 to 2000. In 2000, he was appointed the 70th Bishop of Exeter and became a Lord Spiritual with a seat at the House of Lords in 2005.
He was one of the "rebel" bishops who signed a letter against Rowan Williams' appointment of the Reverend Jeffrey John as Bishop of Reading in 2003. The others were the Bishops of Bradford, Carlisle, Chester, Chichester, Liverpool, Rochester, Southwell and Winchester.
Since 1968 Langrish has been married to Esther Rudd; they have one son and two daughters.
- Michael Langrish Esq (1946-1973)
- The Revd Michael Langrish (1973-1990)
- The Revd Canon Michael Langrish (1990-1993)
- The Rt Revd Michael Langrish (1993-present)
- "DodOnline". http://www.dodonline.co.uk/engine.asp?lev1=4&lev2=38&menu=81&biog=y&id=45273. Retrieved 2006-11-21.
- "Biography of The Rt Rev the Bishop of Exeter at debretts.com". http://www.debretts.com/people/biographies/browse/e/13221/Michael%20Laurence%20Langrish+EXETER.aspx. Retrieved 2011-11-02.
Church of England titles Preceded by
Bishop of Birkenhead
Bishop of Exeter
Incumbent Diocese of Exeter Archdeaconry of BarnstapleArchdeacon of Barnstaple
The Venerable David Gunn-Johnson STh MA
Archdeaconry of ExeterArchdeacon of Exeter
The Venerable Penelope Driver
Archdeaconry of PlymouthArchdeacon of Plymouth
The Venerable Ian Chandler
Deanery of Ivybridge • Deanery of Devonport • Deanery of MoorsideDeanery of Sutton • Deanery of Tavistock
Archdeaconry of TotnesArchdeacon of Totnes
The Venerable John Rawlings
Deanery of Moreton • Deanery of Newton Abbot and Ipplepen • Deanery of OkehamptonDeanery of Torbay • Deanery of Totnes • Deanery of Woodleigh
Bishops of Birkenhead Bishops of Exeter High Medieval Late Medieval Early modern
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