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Gilbert Burnet
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Born in Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians
Born on 18th of September 1643
Died on 17th of March 1715

Born 1643. Died 1715 - Scottish churchman and Anglican historian.


Studied at Marischal College, Aberdeen. Moved to London, was made chaplain to the Rolls Chapel then lecturer at St Clements. Published History of the Reformation (1679-81). On James Is accession he went to Holland taking Dutch nationality. Became royal chaplain to the future William III. Made Bishop of Salisbury.

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