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See Lindsay, John

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Page, Samuel (1574–1630), poet and naval chaplain, was the son of a Bedfordshire clergy family. He matriculated as a scholar of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, on 1 July 1587, aged thirteen; he graduated BA on 5 February 1591 and became a fellow on 16 April. He proceeded MA on 15 March 1594. Before 1595 he took holy orders and became chaplain to the ...

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Scott, Alexander John (1768–1840), naval chaplain, the son of Robert Scott, a retired naval lieutenant, and his wife, Jane, née Comyn, was born at Rotherhithe, London, on 23 July 1768. His father died in 1770, leaving the family in straitened circumstances, and in 1772 his uncle, later ...

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Alexander John Scott (1768–1840) by Siegfried Detlev Bendixen, 1840 © National Maritime Museum, London

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Walter, Richard (1717–1785), Church of England clergyman and naval chaplain, was born on 21 October 1717 in the parish of St Martin Ludgate, London, and was baptized on 29 October there. He was the son of Arthur Walter, silk mercer and resident of ...