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NameRt Rev Simon BARRINGTON-WARD KCMG
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Simon Barrington-Ward KCMG (born 27 May 1930[1]) is a Church of England bishop.

Barrington-Ward is the son of Robert Barrington-Ward, who served as editor of The Times, and Margaret Adele Barrington-Ward. He was educated at Eton College[2] and Magdalene College, Cambridge, from which he graduated Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts. After service as a Pilot Officer in the Royal Air Force, he taught at theological colleges before being ordained.[3]

In 1985–97 he was the seventh Bishop of Coventry.

Barrington-Ward is now a bishop with pastoral care of the University of Cambridge, an honorary assistant bishop in the Diocese of Ely, honorary assistant chaplain of Magdalene College where he has been an honorary fellow since 1987,[5] and a chaplain to the staff of Ridley Hall, Cambridge.

In the New Year Honours 2001 (published at the end of 2000) he was appointed a Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George, having served as the Prelate of that Order. Following the custom for clergy in the Church of England, he does not use the title of "Sir".
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