Porteus, Beilby (17311809)

Porteus, Beilby, English churchman, born at York, of American parentage; graduated and became Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge, and took orders in 1757; from the rectory of Hunton, Kent, he was preferred to that of Lambeth in 1767, thence to the bishopric of Chester in 1776, and to that of London 1787; a poor scholar, he yet wrote some popular books, especially a “Summary of Christian Evidences,” and “Lectures on St. Matthew's Gospel”; he posed as a Sabbatarian and an advocate of the abolition of slavery (17311809).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Port Louis
Port Royal
Port-au-Prince
Portcullis
Porte, Sublime
Porteous Mob
Porter, Jane
Porter, Noah
Porteus, Beilby
Portia
Portland
Portland, Isle of
Portland Vase
Porto Rico
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Portsmouth
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Portugal
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