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Michael Adie

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Diocese  Diocese of Guildford
Ordination  1955
Successor  John Gladwin

Predecessor  David Brown
In office  1983–1994
Name  Michael Adie
Other posts  Archdeacon of Lincoln 1977–1983

Michael Edgar Adie (born 22 November 1929) was Bishop of Guildford from 1983 until his retirement in 1994.

Adie was educated at Westminster School and St John's College, Oxford. He was ordained in 1955 and after a curacy at St Luke, Pallion, Sunderland he became Resident Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury. After that he was Vicar of St Mark, Sheffield, Rural Dean of Hallam, and Archdeacon of Lincoln before being elevated to the Episcopate.

He is a distant relation to the broadcast journalist Kate Adie,.

Adie played a significant role in introducing the measure in General Synod that led to the ordination of women priests.


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