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date: 03 June 2020

Palmer, John [name in religion Bernard]locked

(1782–1852)
  • J. M. Rigg
  • , revised by Hilary Costello

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Palmer, John [name in religion Bernard] (1782–1852), abbot of Mount St Bernard, born on 15 October 1782, was the son of William Palmer, a small farmer in the parish of Charmouth, Dorset, and his wife, Anne; he was brought up a low-churchman. In 1806 he went to ...

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