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Burgess, Thomas (1756-1837), bishop of Salisbury

D. T. W. Price

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/3985

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Burgess, Thomas (1756-1837), bishop of Salisbury, was born on 18 November 1756 at Odiham, Hampshire, one of six children (three sons, of whom he was the youngest, and three daughters) of a respectable grocer in that town, William Burgess (1720/21-1787), and his wife, Elizabeth, née Harding (1729/30-1797). He received his ...

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