Last Name Nicolson
First Name William
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Birth Date 1655
Death Date 1727
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Biographical Annotation William Nicolson was a Church of Ireland bishop of Derry. He was educated at Oxford, and attended Leipzig University for five months, where he quickly learned German. He was ordained a deacon in 1679, and later acquired the archdeaconry of Carlisle. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1705.
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Person URI http://viaf.org/viaf/46848150
Resident In the Lake District Yes
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Travel Outside UK Yes
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