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List of famous people buried in Southwark Cathedral, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in Southwark Cathedral. If you're ever visiting Southwark Cathedral and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

Examples of people on this list include Sam Wanamaker and John Fletcher.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Southwark Cathedral?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Southwark Cathedral?"

From celebrity tombs at Southwark Cathedral to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Southwark Cathedral. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Southwark Cathedral, like what year and where the person was born.
Sam Wanamaker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Southwark Cathedral
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Sam Wanamaker was an actor and film and tv director. ...more

Age: Died at 74 (1919-1993)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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John Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Southwark Cathedral
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John Fletcher was a Jacobean playwright. Following William Shakespeare as house playwright for the King's Men, he was among the most prolific and influential dramatists of his day; both during his lifetime and in the early Restoration, his fame rivaled Shakespeare's. Though his reputation has been ...more

Age: Died at 46 (1579-1625)

Birthplace: Rye, England

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Lancelot Andrewes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Southwark Cathedral
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Lancelot Andrewes was an English bishop and scholar, who held high positions in the Church of England during the reigns of Queen Elizabeth I and King James I. During the latter's reign, Andrewes served successively as Bishop of Chichester, Ely and Winchester and oversaw the translation of the ...more

Age: Died at 71 (1555-1626)

Birthplace: All Hallows-by-the-Tower, United Kingdom

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Philip Massinger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Southwark Cathedral
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Philip Massinger


Philip Massinger was an English dramatist. His finely plotted plays, including A New Way to Pay Old Debts, The City Madam and The Roman Actor, are noted for their satire and realism, and their political and social themes. ...more

Age: Died at 57 (1583-1640)

Birthplace: Wilton, United Kingdom