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Cecil [alias Snowden], John (1558–1626), Roman Catholic priest and spy, was born at Worcester and educated at Trinity College, Oxford; he graduated BA in 1576 and MA in 1580. He and several other scholars left Oxford in August 1583 to attend the English Catholic seminary at ...

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Doyle, William Joseph Gabriel (1873–1917), Roman Catholic priest and military chaplain, was born at Dalkey, co. Dublin, on 3 March 1873, the youngest of seven children of Hugh Doyle, chief clerk of the high court of bankruptcy, and his wife, Christine, née Byrne...

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Upton, Nicholas (c. 1400–1457), cleric, lawyer, and writer on warfare and heraldry, was probably the second son of John and Elizabeth Upton who came from Portlinch, near Newton, Devon. Claims that he was born in Somerset are dubious. Enrolled as a scholar of ...