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Day, John (1566–1628), Aristotelian scholar and Church of England clergyman, was born 'in or over Aldersgate in London' (Wood, Ath. Oxon., 412), the son of John Day (1521/2–1584), printer, and his wife, Alice Lehunte (d. 1612), and brother of ...

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Grocyn, William (1449?–1519), cleric and Greek scholar, was son of a tenant of Winchester College at Colerne, Wiltshire, and lived as a boy in the parish of St Nicholas, Bristol. Scholar of Winchester College on 26 September 1463, he took the statutory oath there on 17 January 1465. Admitted scholar of ...

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Harmar, John (1593x6–1670), Church of England clergyman and Greek scholar, was, according to Wood, born at Churchdown, near Gloucester, eldest son of Arthur Harmar. He entered Winchester School probably about 1606 and was elected to a scholarship there in 1608 aged twelve, during the wardenship of his uncle, also ...

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Kenyon, Sir Frederic George (1863–1952), Greek and biblical scholar and museum director, was born on 15 January 1863, the seventh son and the eleventh of the fifteen children (eleven boys, four girls) of John Robert Kenyon (1807–1880) of Pradoe, Shropshire, grandson of the ...

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Sir Frederic George Kenyon (1863–1952) by Walter Stoneman, 1919 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Latimer, William (c. 1467–1545), clergyman and Greek scholar, was the son of John Latimer and came from the diocese of Worcester, perhaps from the parish of St Mary, Worcester, a church to which he gave a bequest in his will. He studied arts at ...