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Douglas, Thomas (d. c. 1684), ejected minister and physician, is of unknown parentage and background. He graduated MA of the University of Edinburgh on 23 May 1655 and by at least 1661 was the rector of St Olave, Silver Street, London. Douglas wrote several tracts including ...

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Emes, Thomas (d. 1707), medical practitioner and millenarian, is of unknown origin, and details of his early life are obscure; he described himself in 1698 as 'chirurgo-medicus' (Dialogue). In 1694 Emes was expelled from the Baptist church in Cripplegate, London, for denying the divinity of Christ and the doctrine of the Trinity. Three years later ...

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Gilpin, Richard (1625–1700), nonconformist minister and physician, was born in October 1625 in Strickland Ketel township, Westmorland, and baptized on 23 October in the parish church at Kendal, the second son of Isaac Gilpin (d. in or after 1649) of Strickland and his wife, ...

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Lobb, Theophilus (1678–1763), physician and nonconformist minister, born in London on 17 August 1678, was the son of the nonconformist divine Stephen Lobb (d. 1699), and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1691), the daughter of Theophilus Polwhele (d. 1689), nonconformist minister at Tiverton, Devon...

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Morton, Richard (bap. 1637, d. 1698), ejected minister and physician, was baptized on 30 July 1637 in the parish of Ribbesford, Worcestershire, the son of Robert Morton, the minister from 1635 to 1646 of Bewdley Chapel in that parish and a friend of ...

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Pordage, John (bap. 1607, d. 1681), religious leader and physician, was baptized on 21 April 1607 in the parish of St Dionis Backchurch, London, the eldest son of Samuel Pordage (d. 1627), citizen and grocer, and Elizabeth (d. in or after 1657)...

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John Pordage (bap. 1607, d. 1681) by William Faithorne the elder, pubd 1683 © National Portrait Gallery, London