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Charles Lyttelton (1714–1768) by James Watson, pubd 1770 (after Francis Cotes, c. 1765) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Lyttelton, Charles (1714–1768), bishop of Carlisle and antiquary, was born in Hagley, Worcestershire, the third son of the twelve children of Sir Thomas Lyttelton, fourth baronet (1685–1751), MP, and Christian Temple (1688–1759), daughter of Sir Richard Temple of Stowe, Buckinghamshire, and maid of honour to ...

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Thomas Tanner (1674–1735) by unknown artist Christ Church, Oxford

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Tanner, Thomas (1674–1735), bishop of St Asaph and antiquary, was born at Market Lavington, Wiltshire, on 25 January 1674, the eldest child of Thomas Tanner (1640?–1719), vicar of that parish from 1671, and of his first wife, Sarah Willoughby (d. 1711). After education at home and at ...

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Trollope, Edward (1817–1893), bishop of Nottingham and antiquary, sixth son of Sir John Trollope, sixth baronet, of Casewick, Lincolnshire, and his wife, Anne, the daughter of Henry Thorold of Cuxwold, Lincolnshire, was born at Uffington, Lincolnshire, on 15 April 1817. His eldest brother, ...