Beilby Porteus (Porteous), Bishop
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Son of Robert Porteous, Sr. and Elizabeth Porteous
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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.