Tait, Archibald Campbell
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(Dec 21, 1811, Edinburgh – Dec 3, 1882, Episcopal Place at Addington), archbishop of Canterbury. Educated at Edinburgh and Oxford, Tait converted to the Church of England in 1830. Three years later, he was appointed tutor at Balliol College, Oxford. Though sympathetic to the aims of the Oxford Movement, in 1841 he joined in the public protest against Tract 90 (J.H. Newman). Talented and widely admired, Tait quickly advanced through a succession of clerical appointments, including headmaster of Rugby (1842, succeeding T. Arnold); bishop of…

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Carter, Grayson, “Tait, Archibald Campbell”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025926>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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