Archibald Robertson

(1853—1931) bishop of Exeter

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(1853–1931), Bp. of Exeter. Educated at Trinity College, Oxford, of which he was elected a Fellow in 1876, he became Principal of Hatfield Hall, Durham (1883–97), and later of King's College, London (1897–1903). From 1903 to 1916 he was Bp. of Exeter. He was the principal Athanasian scholar of his generation. In 1882 and 1893 he issued editions of the text of the De Incarnatione, and in 1892 published the Select Writings of Athanasius, based on J. H. Newman's translations, but with the addition of important prolegomena and notes. His other writings include Regnum Dei (1901; Bampton Lectures).

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