Puzzle 15

Rev. Horatio Bolton (1793-1873) described by Owen Hindle in the History pages as “a distinguished figure in the chess world”, was a Norfolk clergyman and a "fine composer of the old school. He used to be regarded as the Father of the Problem Art in England, and was a master composer of his day " (S.S. Blackburne "Terms and Themes of Chess Problems"). This problem was published in The Chess Player's Chronicle, 1842.

White to play and mate in three.

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