Brooke, Alan England (1863–1939), biblical scholar and college head, was born at Spring Grove, Middlesex, on 1 September 1863, the youngest of the four sons of Richard England Brooke, an Anglican clergyman, and his wife, Harriet, née Hopkins, of Limber Grange, Lincolnshire. The war poet ...
A. R. Graham-Campbell
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Duport, John (d. 1617/18), biblical scholar and college head, was born in Sheepshed, Leicestershire, the eldest son of Thomas Duport and his wife, Cornelia Norton of Kent. Originally descended from a Normandy family, the Duports had been substantial landholders at Sheepshed since the early fifteenth century. Having matriculated as a pensioner from ...
James G. Greenlee
Falconer, Sir Robert Alexander (1867–1943), university principal and biblical scholar in Canada, was born on 10 February 1867 at the manse, Zion Church, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, the eldest of the three children (Robert, James, and Jean) of the Revd Alexander Falconer (1838–1911)...
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Hutchinson, Ralph (1552
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Lawson, George (1749–1820), university professor, was born at Boghouse Farm in the parish of West Linton, Peeblesshire, on 13 March 1749. He was the second son of Charles Lawson and his wife, Margaret Noble. His father was a carpenter as well as a farmer, and was able to provide a good education for ...
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Witham, Robert (1667–1738), college head and biblical scholar, was the youngest of seven sons of George Witham of Cliffe Hall, near Darlington, and Grace (and/or Catherine), daughter of Sir Marmaduke Wyvill of Burton Constable, near Leyburn, Yorkshire. Witham's brothers included George Witham, later vicar apostolic of the northern district, and ...