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date: 10 December 2019

Law, George Henrylocked

  • Richard Sharp


Law, George Henry (1761–1845), bishop of Bath and Wells, was the thirteenth child and seventh son of Edmund Law (1703–1787), bishop of Carlisle, and his wife, Mary (b. 1722), daughter of John Christian. He was born at Peterhouse lodge, Cambridge, on 12 September 1761. His mother died when he was six months old. He was educated at ...

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