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Fisher, John (1748-1825), bishop of Salisbury

Nigel R. Aston

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Fisher, John (1748-1825), bishop of Salisbury, was born at Hampton, Middlesex, the eldest of the nine sons of the Revd John Fisher (1696-1787) and his wife, Elizabeth, née Laurens (bap. 1720), a Huguenot heiress. The elder Fisher was successively vicar of Hampton, Middlesex, of St John the Baptist, Peterborough (1748-66), ...

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