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Robert Alexander Kennedy Runcie, Baron Runcie

(1921-2000), Archbishop of Canterbury

Sitter in 5 portraits
Runcie studied classics at Brasenose College, Oxford. His student years were broken by the Second World War in which he served as a tank commander and earned the Military Cross. On completing his degree he trained for ordination at Westcott House, Cambridge. He served as Fellow and Dean of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, from 1956-60. In 1960 Runcie became principal of an theological college near Oxford and in 1970 was appointed Bishop of St Alban. In 1980 he was enthroned as Archbishop of Canterbury, a position he held until 1991.

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Robert Alexander Kennedy Runcie, Baron Runcie, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P1913

Robert Alexander Kennedy Runcie, Baron Runcie

by Lord Snowdon
gelatin silver print, 23 July 1981
NPG P1913

Robert Alexander Kennedy Runcie, Baron Runcie, by Antony Barrington Brown - NPG x104749

Robert Alexander Kennedy Runcie, Baron Runcie

by Antony Barrington Brown
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 7 February 1957
NPG x104749

Robert Alexander Kennedy Runcie, Baron Runcie, by Denis Waugh - NPG x134841

Robert Alexander Kennedy Runcie, Baron Runcie

by Denis Waugh
C-type colour print, September 1981
NPG x134841

Robert Alexander Kennedy Runcie, Baron Runcie, by Franta Provaznik - NPG x31003

Robert Alexander Kennedy Runcie, Baron Runcie

by Franta Provaznik
yellow-toned bromide print, 1987
NPG x31003

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Robert Alexander Kennedy Runcie, Baron Runcie

by Antony Barrington Brown
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 29 April 1957
NPG x181741

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