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Gordon Joseph Gray

(1910—1993) cardinal and Roman Catholic archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh


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(1910–93), one of the most important Catholic clergymen in 20th-century Scotland. He was born in the east coast town of Leith. A local education at Holy Cross was followed by training for the priesthood in Surrey. Gray was ordained Fr. Gray in June 1935. After serving as assistant priest at St Andrews, Fife, and Saints Mary and David, Hawick, he became rector of St Mary's Junior Seminary, Blairs, in 1947.

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From The Oxford Companion to Scottish History in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: British History.


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