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John Rouse Bloxam

(1807—1891) antiquary


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(1807–91),

ceremonialist. A learned ecclesiologist, he was the real originator of the ceremonial revival in the C of E. As J. H. Newman's curate at Littlemore, he introduced various ornaments which were copied by F. Oakeley at the Margaret Chapel in London and thence spread into general use.

Subjects: Christianity.


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