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Fothergill, Anthonylocked

(1685/6–1761)
  • Edwin Cannan
  • , revised by Adam Jacob Levin

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Fothergill, Anthony (1685/6–1761), landowner and theological writer, was baptized on 9 December 1686 at Ravenstone, Westmorland, the youngest son of Thomas Fothergill of Brownber, Ravenstonedale, farmer. Like his forefathers and descendants for many generations, he owned the estate of Brownber and lived and died there. Though he is said to have had no 'liberal education', he published several theological works, the largest of which is entitled ...

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