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Michael Bruce (1686 - 1735):
Cleric, Presbyterian


Michael Bruce was born in Killyleagh, County Down, where his father, James Bruce had founded a college. He was ordained as a Presbyterian minister, but on adopting Arianism he lost popularity. He lectured in Belfast and is thought to have written Narratives of the Seven Synods.

Born: 27 July 1686
Died: 1 December 1735
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