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Porteus, Beilbylocked

(1731–1809)
  • Andrew Robinson

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Porteus, Beilby (1731–1809), bishop of London, born at York on 8 May 1731, was youngest but one of the nineteen children of Robert Porteus (d. 1758/9), planter, and his wife, Sarah Jennings. His parents were natives of the American colony of Virginia...

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