Louis Mylne

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Louis George Mylne (1843 – 1921) was the Bishop of Bombay from 1876[1] until 1897. Born into a colonial family,[2] he was educated at Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh and Corpus Christi College, Oxford before being ordained in 1867. After a curacy in North Moreton he became a Tutor at Keble College, Oxford before elevation to the episcopate.[3] After 21 years he returned to incumbencies in Alvechurch and Marlborough. A prolific author,[4] his Times obituary noted that although he

"belonged to the older school of high churchmen, he was able to work harmoniously with men within and without the Church whose opinions did not agree with his own[5]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Who was Who" 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  2. ^ His father was Major CD Milne of the Bombay Army The Times, Monday, 21 Feb 1921; pg. 12; Issue 42650; col C Death Of Bishop Mylne
  3. ^ The Times, Wednesday, 26 Apr 1876; pg. 7; Issue 28613; col E Keble College Appointments.
  4. ^ His works include "English Church Life in India", 1881; "Corporate Life of the Church in India", 1884; "Counsels and Principles of the Lambeth Conference of 1888", 1889; "Sermons preached in Bombay", 1889; "Churchmen and the Higher Criticism", 1893; "Hopes for Reunion", 1896; "The Hidden Riches of Secret Places (in Mankind and the Church)", 1907; "Mission to Hindus", 1908; "The Holy Trinity", 1916: British Library web site accessed 26 May 2008 19:20
  5. ^ The Times Death Of Bishop Mylne (Ibid)
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Henry Alexander Douglas
Bishop of Bombay
1876 – 1898
Succeeded by
James Macarthur