British writer and theologian, Martyn Percy (b. 1962) was born in a mothers and babies home in England and then adopted. After a university education and brief career in publishing he was ordained as a Church of England priest in 1991.
Percy was elected as Dean of Christ College, University of Oxford in 2014. Many of his years at Christ College were marred by disputes. He resigned in April 2022 and received a payout of over 1 million points to cover legal fees and as compensation.
In May 2022, Martyn Percy anounced his intention to leave the Church of England, citing concerns about bullying within the church.