Lists his hobbies as "anything French and sailing"
Has five children
He initially thought that it would be "a joke" and "perfectly absurd" for him to be appointed Archbishop of Canterbury, because he had only been a bishop for a short time.
Was previously told: "There is no place for you in the Church of England.”
Great-nephew of former Conservative Deputy Prime Minister, Rab Butler
For women bishops in the Church.
Former oil executive
Educated at Eton and then Cambridge
His mother was a private secretary to Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Confessed, through his Twitter account, to having been "very sleepy" and nearly nodded off in a meeting of the General Synod.