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Abbadie, Jacques [James] (bap. 1654?, d. 1727), Church of Ireland dean of Killaloe, was born in Nay in Béarn; he is most probably the Jacques Abbadie who was the third child of Violente de Fortaner and Pierre Abbadie, baptized on 27 April 1654. He received his early education at the local protestant school, which was overseen by the pastor and writer ...

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Abbot, Robert (fl. c. 1589–1652), Church of England clergyman and religious writer, was most probably the Robert Abbot who graduated BA from Peterhouse, Cambridge, in 1605 and was incorporated MA at Oxford on 14 July 1607. Nothing is known of his family background and early life, but in 1639 he wrote 'I have lived now by God's gratious dispensation above fifty years' (...

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Abbott, Eric Symes (1906–1983), dean of Westminster, was born on 26 May 1906 at Nottingham, the younger son and second of three children of William Henry Abbott, schoolteacher, and his wife, Mary Symes, also a teacher. A Dame Agnes Mellor scholar at Nottingham high school...

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Eric Symes Abbott (1906–1983) by Walter Bird, 1966 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Abbott, Joseph (bap. 1790, d. 1862), Church of England clergyman, the son of Joseph Abbott and his wife, Isabella, was baptized on 10 June 1790 at Little Strickland, Westmorland; his date of birth is not known. He attended Bampton School, Bampton, Westmorland, and from 1808 to 1812 ...

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Abbott, Lemuel (d. 1776), Church of England clergyman and poet, whose family background is obscure, became curate of Ansty, Leicestershire, in 1756, and vicar of Thornton, in the same county, in 1773. He published Poems on Various Subjects, whereto is Prefixed a Short Essay on the Structure of English Verse...

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Ackland, Thomas Gilbank (1791–1844), Church of England clergyman, the son of Thomas Ackland, chaplain to the Fishmongers' Company, was educated at Charterhouse School and St John's College, Cambridge. He became BA in 1811 (the year in which he married Mary Hopkinson), and MA in 1814. He was ordained deacon in 1813 and priest in 1814; in 1818 he was appointed rector of ...

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Acland, John (1699–1796), Church of England clergyman and writer on social issues, was the second son of John Acland (d. 1703), of Beerford, Devon, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Acland of Fremington, Devon. His father was MP for Callington, Cornwall...

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Adam, Thomas (1701–1784), Church of England clergyman, was born at Leeds in the West Riding of Yorkshire on 25 February 1701, the third of the six children of Henry Adam, solicitor and town clerk of Leeds corporation, and his wife, Elizabeth Blythman, daughter of ...

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Adams, Henry Cadwallader (1817–1899), Church of England clergyman and author, was born on 4 November 1817 at 6 Great James Street, Holborn, London, the third son of John Adams, of St Pancras, an assistant judge, and his second wife, Jane, daughter of Thomas Martin...