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Amyraut, Paul (b. 1600/01), Church of Ireland clergyman, was of German birth and attended Heidelberg and Oxford universities. According to Gisbert Voetius he emigrated to England about 1618. He matriculated from Exeter College, Oxford, on 17 December 1619 aged eighteen, but did not take a degree. On 10 January 1623 he was licensed to teach grammar in the diocese of ...

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Armstrong, Nicholas (1801/2–1879), Church of Ireland clergyman and apostle of the Catholic Apostolic church, was born in Moyaliffe, co. Tipperary, in late 1801, or early 1802, the son of John Armstrong and Frances Doolan. He was educated at Mr Carrol's school and at ...

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Ashe, Jonathan (b. 1766), Church of Ireland clergyman and freemason, was born at Limerick, the son of Jonathan Ashe. He entered Trinity College, Dublin, on 26 March 1783, took his BA in 1787, and became BD and DD in 1808. He was ordained a deacon in the ...

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Baird, John (d. 1804), minister of the Presbyterian General Synod of Ulster and Church of Ireland clergyman, a native of Paisley, Renfrewshire, was educated at Edinburgh University, and in 1763 was ordained by the Edinburgh presbytery for a congregation in the Isle of Man...

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Daniel Augustus Beaufort (1739–1821) by unknown artist, c. 1800–05 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Beaufort, Daniel Augustus (1739–1821), Church of Ireland clergyman and cartographer, was the eldest son of the Revd Daniel Cornelius de Beaufort (1700–1788) and his wife, Esther Gougeon. The elder Beaufort was born at Wesel in Westphalia, the seventh child of Count Francis de Beaufort...

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Berwick, Edward (b. 1753/4, d. in or after 1819), Church of Ireland clergyman and writer, was born in co. Down, the son of Duke Berwick. He entered Trinity College, Dublin, on 12 June 1770, aged sixteen, and gained a scholarship in 1773. Berwick...

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Blacker, George Dacre (1791–1871), Church of Ireland clergyman, was the elder son of James Blacker, a Dublin magistrate, and was born in Dublin. He entered Trinity College, Dublin, in 1806, was elected a scholar in 1809, and proceeded BA in 1811 and MA in 1858. He was for several years curate of ...

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B. C. Skottowe

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Boyd, Henry (1748/9–1832), translator and Church of Ireland clergyman, was born in Dromore, co. Antrim, the son of Charles Boyd, a farmer. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin (BA 1776), before becoming a priest. In 1785 he published a two-volume translation of ...