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  • C. Gorham to a living in Devonshire; and Dr Phillpotts, the bishop of Exeter, declined to institute him~ on the ground that he held heretical views on the subject, of baptism.
  • In the well-known "Gorham case" 1 he came into 1 George Cornelius Gorham (1787-1857) was refused institution by Bishop Phillpotts because of his Calvinistic views on baptismal regeneration.
  • Conflict with Bishop Henry Phillpotts of Exeter (1778-1869), who accused him of supporting heresy and refused to communicate with him.
  • PHILLPOTTS, HENRY (1778-1869), English bishop, was born at Bridgwater on the 6th of May 1778, and was educated at Gloucester College school and at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.
  • Though accused of avarice and pluralism, Phillpotts was generous in his gifts to the church, founding the theological college at Exeter and spending large sums on the restoration of the cathedral.

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