Potter, Harry (D.)

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POTTER, Harry (D.)

POTTER, Harry (D.). Scottish, b. 1954. Genres: Civil liberties/Human rights, History, Institutions/Organizations, Law, Theology/Religion. Career: Called to the Bar at Gray's Inn; curate in London, England, 1981-84; Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, fellow of Selwyn College, 1984-87; Her Majesty's Prison Service, chaplain, 1987-92; barrister at law, 1992-. Publications: Hanging in Judgment: Religion and the Death Penalty in England from the Bloody Code to Abolition, 1993; Hanging and Heresy, 1993; (ed.) Father Diamond of Deptford, 1994; Bloodfeud: The Stewarts and Gordons at War in the Age of Mary Queen of Scots, 2002. Address: 3 Grays Inn Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R 5AH, England.