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Henry Wharton


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Henry Wharton : A defence of pluralities, or, holding two benefices with cure of souls

'In the morning read part of a book entitled "A Defence of Plurality of Church Benefices", but I cannot be persuaded by his reasons that it is always beneficial to promote our most holy religion.'

Century: 1700-1799     Reader/Listener/Group: Thomas Turner      Print: Book


Henry Wharton : Defence of Pluralities, A

'Johnson said, I might see the subject [a controversy about the Church of Scotland] well treated in the "Defence of Pluralities".'

Century: 1700-1799     Reader/Listener/Group: Samuel Johnson      Print: Book


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