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Francis Close

(1797—1882) dean of Carlisle


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(1797–1882),

Dean of Carlisle from 1856 to 1881. He was previously, from 1826, incumbent of Cheltenham. Here his sermons made him one of the best-known Evangelical preachers. In 1847 he founded the colleges of St Paul and St Mary in Cheltenham.

Subjects: Christianity.


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