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He was born in 1871 and educated at Clifton College and Christ Church, Oxford. Ordained in 1895, he was Head of the Christ Church (Oxford) Mission in Poplar until 1908. He held incumbencies at Fenton, High Wycombe, Donhead St Andrew, North Stoneham and Trotton after which he was Archdeacon of Chichester from 1934 until 1946; and a Canon Residentiary at the cathedral from 1936. He retired from both posts in 1946 and died a year later on 18 December 1947.
Clarke was married in 1909 to Madeleine Brooke, daughter of John and Lady Wilhelmina Brooke of Haughton Hall, and had a son and two daughters.
- Everyman's Book of Saints. [With plates] (1914)
- Church History from Nero to Constantine (1920)
- St. Ignatius and St. Polycarp (1930)
- Saints and Heroes of the Christian Church. [With portraits] (1931)
- The Oxford Movement and after (1932)
- Bishop Hobart and the Oxford Movement (1933)
- The Case of the Church of England against Rome (1937)
- The Via Media. Being a vindication of the faith and order of the Church of England, etc. (1937)
- Bishop Chandler. A Memoir. [With a portrait] (1940)
- Short History of the Christian Church, etc. (New edition) (1948, 3rd edition 1957)
- Roman Claims: A Discussion by an English Churchman (1948)
- Amongst others he wrote “Everyman’s Book of Saints”, 1914; “Church History: from Nero to Constantine”, 1920; “A Short History of the Christian Church”, 1929; “Saints and Heroes”, 1931; “The Oxford Movement and After”, 1932; “The Via Media”, 1937;and “Life of Bishop Chandler”, 1939 - British Library website accessed 31 April 2011
- "Clifton College Register" Muirhead, J.A.O. ref no 3469: Bristol; J.W Arrowsmith for Old Cliftonian Society; April, 1948
- University Intelligence. Oxford, Oct. 23. The Times, Thursday, Oct 24, 1889; pg. 8; Issue 32838; col A
- Ordinations Winchester The Times, Tuesday, Dec 24, 1895; pg. 14; Issue 34768; col F
- “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
- Obituary: The Ven. C. P. S. Clarke The Times, Friday, Dec 19, 1947; pg. 7; sue 50948; col E
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