Chisholm, Hugh, editor. Encyclopaedia Britannica. Cambridge University Press, 1911.
John William Colenso
Standard Name: Colenso, John William
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Frances Colenso|
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Once in Natal, Bishop Colenso took the side of the natives against Boer oppression;
however, as critic Margaret Daymond notes, he did not set himself against war as such; it was the injustices of a...
|Friends, Associates||Florence Dixie|
|Friends, Associates||Frances Power Cobbe|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Frances Power Cobbe|
|Literary responses||Florence Dixie|
Her visit to Zululand was undertaken at the request of King Cetshwayo , and once there she caused consternation among British officials by attempting to sound out local Zulu opinion about his removal from rule...
After FC 's father was consecrated Bishop of Natal, the family sailed for South Africa, where they settled in a place called from them Bishopstowe near Pietermaritzburg.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under John William Colenso
Daymond, Margaret J., and Frances Colenso. “Introduction”. My Chief and I; or, Six Months in Natal after the Langalibalele Outbreak; and, Five Years Later, a Sequel, University of Natal Press, 1994, pp. 11 -45.
Late October 1862
John William Colenso , Bishop of Natal, published the first volume of his controversial The Pentateuch and the Book of Joshua Critically Examined, challenging the literal truth of the Bible on scientific grounds.