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Charles Baring

For other uses, see Charles Baring (disambiguation).

Charles Thomas Baring (1807–1879) was an English bishop, noted as an Evangelical.

Life

He became a bishop at a period when Lord Palmerston, influenced by Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, was promoting Evangelicals.[1]

He was Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol, then Bishop of Durham from 1861 to 1879. He came into conflict with High Church clergy.[2] He suspended Francis Grey, rector of Morpeth, as Rural Dean, for wearing a stole of which he disapproved.[3]

Family

He was a member of the Baring banking family. His father was Sir Thomas Baring, 2nd Baronet. Thomas Baring was his son.[4]

References

  • ‘Baring, Charles Thomas (1807–1879)’, rev. H. C. G. Matthew, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004

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  • http://www.picturehistory.com/product/id/25303
Church of England titles
Preceded by
James Henry Monk
Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol
1856–1861
Succeeded by
William Thomson
Preceded by
Henry Villiers
Bishop of Durham
1861–1879
Succeeded by
Joseph Barber Lightfoot


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