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Robinson, John (1650–1723), bishop of London and diplomatist

John B. Hattendorf

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/23849

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Robinson, John (1650–1723), bishop of London and diplomatist, was born in Cleasby in the North Riding of Yorkshire on 7 November 1650, according to his monumental inscription. He was the second surviving son and namesake of John Robinson, a cooper who died the following year, and his wife, ...

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Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches ; Diplomatic History ; International Relations

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