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Corser, Thomas (1793–1876), literary scholar and Church of England clergyman, the third son of George Corser, a banker, of Whitchurch, Shropshire, and his wife, Martha, daughter of Randall Phythian of the Higher Hall, Edge, Cheshire, was born at Whitchurch, where he was baptized on 9 July 1793. From ...

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Elstob, William (1674?–1715), Anglo-Saxon scholar and Church of England clergyman, was probably born on 1 January 1674 and baptized on 15 January at All Saints' Church, Newcastle upon Tyne, the son of Jane Hall (d. 1692) and Ralph Elstob (1647–1688). His parents had married on 20 October 1672 at ...

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Fleming, Abraham (c. 1552–1607), author, literary editor, and Church of England clergyman, identified himself in his published works as 'London borne'. His elder brother, Samuel, having attended Eton College, matriculated at King's College, Cambridge, in 1565, aged seventeen. At about the same age ...

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Hutchinson, Francis Ernest (1871–1947), literary scholar and Church of England clergyman, was born at Forton, near Gosport, Hampshire, on 17 September 1871. He was the third son of the vicar, the Revd Charles Pierrepont Hutchinson (1831/2–1898), who was descended from the father of the regicide ...

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Francis Ernest Hutchinson (1871–1947) by Walter Stoneman, 1945 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Jones, Robert (1810–1879), writer on Welsh literature and Church of England clergyman, was born on 6 January 1810 at Llanfyllin in Montgomeryshire, the eldest son of Robert Jones, a bailiff. He was educated at Oswestry grammar school and at Jesus College, Oxford, where he matriculated on 12 December 1833 and graduated BA in 1837. Ordained deacon by the bishop of ...

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Joscelin [Joscelyn], John (1529–1603), Old English scholar and Church of England clergyman, was the third surviving son of Sir Thomas Joscelin (d. 1562), of Hyde Hall, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, and High Roding, Essex, and his wife, Dorothy, daughter of Sir Geoffrey Gate (...

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Meadowcourt, Richard (c. 1695–1760), Church of England clergyman and literary critic, the son of Richard Meadowcourt, was born at Worcester. He matriculated at Merton College, Oxford, on 9 March 1710, graduated BA in 1714, and proceeded MA in 1718. He was also elected one of six whig fellows at ...

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Mitford, John (1781–1859), literary scholar and Church of England clergyman, was born at Richmond, Surrey, on 13 August 1781. He was the elder son of John Mitford (d. 1806), commander of a vessel engaged in the China trade of the East India Company...

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Nott, George Frederick (1767–1841), Church of England clergyman and literary editor, was the son of Samuel Nott (1739/40–1793), prebendary of Winchester, rector of Houghton, Hampshire, and vicar of Blandford, Dorset. His mother was Augusta (d. 1813), daughter of Pennell Hawkins, sergeant-surgeon to the king, and niece of ...