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Extra: Bishop Michael Hill, “Edward Colston’s involvement in slave trade just ‘speculation'”

Bristol Cathedral West Front

With Bishop of Bristol the Right Reverend Michael Hill

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At today’s Merchant Venturers’ Charter Day Service in Bristol Cathedral the Bishop of Bristol The Right Reverend Michael Hill made the extraordinary statement to hundreds of schoolchildren in his sermon that rumours Bristol born seventeenth and eighteenth century merchant and MP Edward Colston made money from the slave trade are just ‘speculation’.

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