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Baker, John (1677/8–1745), Church of England clergyman and college administrator, was born in Burley, Rutland, the son of John Baker. He was admitted to Westminster School, on the foundation, in 1691, and thence elected to Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1695, aged seventeen. Having matriculated in 1696 he graduated BA in 1699 and proceeded MA (1702), BD (1709), and DD ...

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Boyd, Zachary (1585–1653), Church of Scotland minister and university administrator, was born in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, of unknown parentage. He matriculated at Glasgow University in 1601, and graduated MA from St Andrews in 1607. Perhaps encouraged by his cousin Robert Boyd of Trochrig he completed his education at the protestant ...

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Gascoigne [Gascoygne], Thomas (1404–1458), theologian and university administrator, was the only son of Richard Gascoigne (d. 1422) and Beatrix, his wife. He was born on 5 January 1404 at Hunslet, near Leeds, where his father owned the manor. He had two sisters of whom the elder, ...

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Henry Richards Luard (1825–1891) by unknown photographer The Master and Fellows, Trinity College, Cambridge

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Luard, Henry Richards (1825–1891), university administrator, eldest son of Henry Luard (1792–1860), London banker, and his wife, Jane Richards, was born in London on 17 August 1825. His uncle was John Luard. He was educated at Cheam School under Charles Mayo, and between 1841 and 1843 at ...

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Selincourt, Agnes De (1872–1917), missionary and college administrator, was born at Alverstoke, Leigham Court Road, Streatham, London, on 4 September 1872, the eldest daughter and fourth child of Charles Alexandre De Sélincourt, merchant, and his wife, Theodora Bruce, née Bendall; her father was of French origin, possibly of Huguenot descent. From a private school in ...

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Turner, Sydney (1814–1879), Church of England clergyman and school inspector, was born on 2 April 1814, the youngest son of Sharon Turner (1768–1847), historian of Anglo-Saxon and medieval England, and his wife Mary Watts (bap. 1768, d. 1843). Sydney Turner edited and prepared the index to his father's ...

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Willis, Sir (Zwinglius) Frank (1890–1974), educationist and YMCA official, was born on 29 August 1890 at Stoke Green manse, Wherstead Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, son of Richard Elgar Willis, Congregational minister, and his wife, Edith Mary Legate. He was a foundation scholar of Ipswich School...