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Benson, Edward Whitelocked

(1829–1896)
  • Mark D. Chapman

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Benson, Edward White (1829–1896), archbishop of Canterbury, was born on 14 July 1829 at 72 Lombard Street, Birmingham, the eldest of the eight children of Edward White Benson (1800–1843), chemical engineer and manufacturer, and his wife, Harriet Baker (d. 1850). His father was a strong evangelical with ...

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