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Bayly, John (1595/6–1633), scholar and Church of England clergyman, was born in Herefordshire, the eldest son of Lewis Bayly (c. 1575–1631), later bishop of Bangor, and of his first wife, probably called Judith Appleton, and brother of Thomas Bayly (d. c. 1657), also later a clergyman. By 1611 he was an undergraduate at ...

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Bernard, Daniel (d. 1588), Church of England clergyman and scholar, was the son of Thomas Bernard (d. 1582) [see under Bernard, John], and the nephew of John Bernard. He is likely to have had a reformist upbringing since his father, vicar of ...

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Burgess, Henry (1808–1886), Church of England clergyman and scholar, was educated at Stepney College, where he was noted for his ability in Hebrew, Greek, and Latin. After ministering to a nonconformist congregation, he joined the Church of England, being ordained deacon in 1850 and priest in 1851. He took the degree of LLD at ...

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Clark, Andrew (1856–1922), Church of England clergyman, scholar, and diarist, was born on 5 June 1856 at Dollarfield, Clackmannanshire, the fifth son of Robert Clark, a farm worker, and his wife, Eliza Bowie. He was educated at Dollar Academy and from 1871 to 1875 at the ...

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Gataker [formerly Gatacre], Thomas (1574–1654), Church of England clergyman and scholar, was born on 4 September 1574 in his parents' house in Lombard Street, London, the son of Thomas Gatacre (1531/2–1593), rector of St Edmund the King, Lombard Street, and his wife, ...

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Kitchin, George William (1827–1912), scholar and dean of Durham, was born at Naughton, Suffolk, on 7 December 1827, the fifth child of the Revd Isaac Kitchin, rector from 1833 of St Stephen's, Ipswich, and his wife, Mary, daughter of the Revd J. Bardgett...

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George William Kitchin (1827–1912) by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), 1859 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Lloyd [Floyd], Nicholas (1630?–1680), Church of England clergyman and scholar, was born, according to his own statement, at the parsonage house, Wonston, near Winchester, Hampshire, on 28 May 1630, and baptized the Sunday following, 30 May, the son of the Revd George Lloyd (Floyd; 1597/8–1658?)...

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March, John (bap. 1640, d. 1692), Church of England clergyman and scholar, the son of Richard March, apothecary, was baptized at St Nicholas's Church, Newcastle upon Tyne, on 17 February 1640. His parents, who died while he was a child, were said to have been Anabaptists, and after their death ...

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Savage, John (1673–1747), scholar and Church of England clergyman, was born probably in Westminster, but possibly in Hertfordshire, the son of Ann Savage and her husband, probably called William. He was educated at Westminster School, where he was a king's scholar (1687). In February 1691 he entered ...

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Stack, Richard (d. 1812), Church of Ireland clergyman and scholar, was an elder son of Edward Stack, a farmer in co. Cork, and his wife, Sarah Ball. He entered Trinity College, Dublin, as a sizar on 27 May 1766, becoming a scholar (1769), and graduating BA (1770), MA (1779), BD (1783), and DD (1786). He became a fellow there in 1779. After ordination to the ministry of the ...

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Stephens, Jeremiah [Jeremy] (1591–1665), scholar and Church of England clergyman, was born and baptized on 17 October 1591 at Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, the eldest son of Walter Stephens (b. 1547, d. in or before 1630), the rector there. According to his will made in 1629 ...

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Swan, John (bap. 1605, d. 1671), Church of England clergyman and encyclopaedist, was baptized at Ickleton, Cambridgeshire, on 26 September 1605, the eldest son of John Swan (d. 1639), vicar of nearby Sawston from 1600 to 1639, and his wife, Sarah, daughter of ...

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Ussher, Ambrose (c. 1582–1629), Church of Ireland clergyman and scholar, was born in Dublin, one of the ten children of Arland Ussher (d. 1598), a clerk of chancery, and his wife, Margaret, the daughter of James Stanyhurst and Anna Fitzsimons. He was the younger and only surviving brother of ...

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Waggett, Philip Napier (1862–1939), Church of England clergyman and scholar, was born at 4 Stanley Terrace, Kensington, London, on 27 February 1862, the third of the four sons of John Waggett, a distinguished London physician, and his wife, Florence Blechynden Whitchurch, who was descended from nonjuring ancestors. His younger brother, ...

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Wheler, Sir George (1651–1724), Church of England clergyman and scholar, was born at Breda in the Netherlands on 20 January 1651, the third child and eldest son of Charles Wheler, a colonel in the Life Guards, and his wife, Anne, daughter of John Hutchin...