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Conspicuous thunderer

Bernard Palmer finds that there is more to say about Henson

Herbert Hensley Henson: A biography
John S. Peart-Binns
The Lutterworth Press £25
(978-0-7188-9302-6)

HENSLEY HENSON occupies a unique position in the editorial annals of the Church Times. He is the only Anglican cleric whose appointment to the bench of bishops was denounced by the paper week after week up to his consecration with vitriolic fury. It was to the see of Hereford that he had been nominated by ...

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