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Adis, Henry (fl. 1641/2–1663), General Baptist leader and writer, was in 1648 a prisoner in the Tower Chamber of the Fleet prison, 'in the seventh year of the Author's Oppression, being the 8th year of this Parliament's Reformation' (Adis, A Spie, title-page...

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Collier, Thomas (d. 1691), Baptist preacher, may have been the yeoman farmer of that name from Witney, in Surrey, prosecuted in 1634 for withholding tithes. Nothing is certainly known of his birth or early life.

Collier was reported to have acted as a teacher of a church at ...

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Grantham, Thomas (1633/4–1692), General Baptist minister, was probably born in the village of Halton, near Spilsby, Lincolnshire. Since he died aged fifty-eight on 17 January 1692, he must have been born in 1633 or the first few days of 1634. While there are several ...

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Kingsnorth, Richard (d. 1677), General Baptist minister, was almost certainly born in Kent. No details survive of his birth, parents, or indeed his career before 1640, although it has been suggested that he was either a mercer or a farmer (DNB). Indeed, the home where he spent his adult life has been described as a 'farm house' (...