- J. M. Rigg
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Merivale, Charles (1808–1893), historian and dean of Ely, second son in the large family of John Herman Merivale (1779–1844), commissioner in bankruptcy, and Louisa Heath (1787–1873), daughter of Joseph Drury, was born at 14 East Street, Red Lion Square, London, on 8 March 1808. His father being a Unitarian and his mother an Anglican, he was brought up in a climate of undogmatic and practical piety. At the age of fifteen he joined the ...