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Ainsworth, Henry (1569–1622), separatist minister and religious controversialist, was baptized on 15 January 1570 at Swanton Morley, Norfolk, son of Thomas Ainsworth, yeoman; he may have had a sister named Anna. He attended school at Swanton Morley for three years under a Mr Clephamson...

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À Lasco [Laski], John (1499–1560), evangelical reformer, was born in Lask, Poland, the second of three sons and brother to four daughters of Jarslov Laski (d. 1521?), voivode of Sieradz, and Susanna Bak (fl. 1484–1510), daughter of the Bakova-Gora councilman Zbigniew Bak...

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Allin, John (1623–1683), nonconformist minister and alchemist, was born on 13 October 1623 in Wrentham, Suffolk, the son of the Revd John Allen, or Allin (c. 1596–1671), and his first wife, Margaret, née Morse (c.1598–1653). At the time of Allin's birth his father was the curate in ...

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Angell, John (d. 1655), preacher and schoolmaster, was probably born in Gloucestershire. According to Anthony Wood, he was admitted to Magdalen Hall, Oxford, about the early months of 1610. Having subscribed to the Thirty-Nine Articles in April 1613 he graduated BA on 9 February 1614 and proceeded MA on 5 July 1616. At an unknown date, again according to ...

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Angier, John (1605–1677), nonconformist minister, was born in Dedham, Essex, in September 1605 and was baptized there on 8 October 1605, the son of John Anger (1576–1624), a prosperous clothier, and his wife, Ann Sherman (d. 1625), the daughter of a Dedham...

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Archer, John (d. 1639), separatist minister and writer, was the son of Francis Archer (1561–1636), whose family had been settled for centuries at Epping, Essex, and of his wife (d. 1643), whose name is unknown. He is probably the John Archer who graduated MA from ...

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Alexander Gordon

revised by W. N. Terry

Ashworth, Caleb (d. 1775), dissenting minister and tutor, was born at Clough Fold, near Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancashire, one of three sons of Richard Ashworth (1667–1751), a Particular Baptist lay preacher. His date of birth is uncertain: in his funeral address in 1775 Samuel Palmer...

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W. E. A. Axon

revised by I. T. Foster

Ashworth, John (1813–1875), preacher and author, was born on 8 July 1813 at Cutgate, near Rochdale, Lancashire, the eighth child of John and Alice Ashworth, woollen weavers. His formal education was minimal, being chiefly received at Bagslate and Bamford Sunday schools. The poverty of the family was exacerbated by the intemperance of the father, who, however, reformed later in life. On 15 October 1832 ...

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Aspinwall, William (d. in or after 1662), merchant and separatist leader in America, possibly came from the north-west of England. Nothing is definitely known of his birth or early life, though his later activities give evidence of his having been well educated. His work in ...

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Badby, William (d. 1380/81), Carmelite friar and preacher, was born in East Anglia, of unknown parents. He joined the Carmelite order and probably passed his early years in religious life at Norwich. He was sent for his studies to Oxford, where his ability was quickly recognized, and he became one of the leading Carmelite theologians there, incepting as DTh. ...