Robert Story

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Robert Story
Robert Story

Robert Herbert Story (1835-1907) was Professor of Ecclesiastical History at the University from 1886 to 1898 and Principal from 1898 until his death. A memorial window was installed in his honour in the Bute Hall.

Born in Rosneath, Story studied at the Universities of Edinburgh, St Andrews and Heidelberg and became a minister. He was a leading liberal in the Church of Scotland, was Chaplain-in-Ordinary to Queen Victoria from 1886 and was Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in 1894.


Robert Story

Born 28 January 1835.
Died 13 January 1907.
University Link: Lecturer, Principal, Professor
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Occupation categories: clergy; theologians
NNAF Reference: GB/NNAF/P156674
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Record last updated: 19th Sep 2014

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