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Edward Benson
b. July 14, 1829 – d. October 11, 1896 • Bishop • Teacher
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Evanson, Edward
Evanson, Edward (1731–1805), divine. After becoming Vicar of *Tewkesbury in 1769, and of Longdon in Worcestershire in 1770, he developed views with *Unitarian affinities, advocating the removal of the *Nicene and *Athanasian creeds from the BCP. A prosecution instituted against him in 1775 before the