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Phillpotts, Henrylocked

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Phillpotts, Henry (1778–1869), bishop of Exeter, was born on 6 May 1778 at Bridgwater, Somerset, the second son among twenty-four children of John Phillpotts (1743–1814) and his wife, Sybella (1752–1833), daughter and coheir of Samuel Codrington Glover of Bridgwater. His elder brother, a barrister, ...

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