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Law, George Henry (1761-1845), bishop of Bath and Wells

Richard Sharp

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Law, George Henry (1761-1845), bishop of Bath and Wells, was the thirteenth child and seventh son of Edmund Law (1703-1787), bishop of Carlisle, and his wife, Mary (b. 1722), daughter of John Christian. He was born at Peterhouse lodge, Cambridge, on 12 September 1761. His mother died when he was ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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