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Alexander Penrose Forbes

(1817—1875) Scottish Episcopal bishop of Brechin


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(1817–75),

Bp. of Brechin from 1848, the ‘Scottish Pusey’. He laboured to further Tractarian principles in Scotland; his defence of the doctrine of the Real Presence in his primary charge, delivered in 1857, led to his censure by the college of bishops.

Subjects: Christianity.


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