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James, John Thomas (1786-1828), bishop of Calcutta and writer on art

Edward James Rapson and Paul Cox

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/14616

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James, John Thomas (1786-1828), bishop of Calcutta and writer on art, was born on 23 January 1786 at Rugby, Warwickshire, the eldest son of Dr Thomas James (1748-1804), headmaster of Rugby School, and his second wife, Arabella Caldecott (d. 1828). He was educated at Rugby School until he was twelve ...

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