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Butler, Johnlocked

(1717–1802)
  • Nigel Aston

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Butler, John (1717–1802), bishop of Hereford and pamphleteer, was born in Hamburg, the son of John Butler. He matriculated at University College, Oxford, as a plebeian, on 10 May 1733, aged fifteen, and graduated BCL in 1746 and DCL in 1752. Butler then took holy orders and was appointed rector of ...

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