Beilby Porteus, Bishop of Chester and of London

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Beilby Porteus (Porteous), Bishop

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Death: May 14, 1809 (78)
England (United Kingdom)
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Son of Robert Porteus, Sr. and Elizabeth Porteous
Husband of Margaret Hodgson
Brother of Dr Edward Porteus; Mr Porteus; Ms Porteus; Elizabeth Downman; Edmund Porteus and 11 others
Half brother of Rev. Robert Porteus

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Beilby Porteus (or Porteous; 8 May 1731 – 13 May 1809), successively Bishop of Chester and of London was an Anglican reformer and leading abolitionist in England. He was the first Anglican in a position of authority to seriously challenge the Church's position on slavery.

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