The Reverend Professor Henry Chadwick KBE
He was the brother of the equally-distinguished Reverend William Owen Chadwick, OM, KBE, FBA, FRSE. A former chairman of the board of Hymns Ancient & Modern, Henry Chadwick was educated at Eton and Magdalene College, Cambridge, trained at Ridley Hall in Cambridge, and was ordained deacon in 1943. He was Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford 1959-69 and at Cambridge 1979-83, Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, 1969-79, and Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge, 1987-93.
For more than 30 years, he edited the Journal of Theological Studies, and was a member of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission 1969-81 and 1983-90. His seminal writings on church history include Augustine (1986), and The Church in Ancient Society (2002).
His funeral will take place at Christ Church, Oxford, on Wednesday 25 June at 11am. A memorial service is planned for the autumn. His Grace's spirit shall be present at both.