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Bull, William (bap. 1738, d. 1814), Independent minister and college head, one of five children of John Bull, was born at Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire, and baptized there on 17 December 1738. Concern for the upbringing of the children, together with their father's growing financial difficulties, led to them being brought up by their grandfather, ...

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Menzies, John (1624–1684), Church of Scotland minister and university professor, was born in Aberdeen. He was said to have been brought up a Roman Catholic, but must have converted to protestantism at an early age; his parents are unknown. He was admitted to ...

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Winter, Samuel (1603–1666), clergyman and college head, was born at Temple Balsall in Warwickshire, the son of Christopher Winter, a yeoman from Oxfordshire, and his wife, whose name is unknown but who died in 1659. He was first educated at King Henry VIII School...