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date: 29 January 2020

Toplady, Augustus Montaguelocked

(1740–1778)
  • Arthur Pollard

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Toplady, Augustus Montague (1740–1778), Church of England clergyman and hymn writer, was born on 4 November 1740 at Farnham, Surrey, the only surviving child of Richard Toplady (1713?–1741), army officer, and Catherine (1704–1770), the daughter of Richard Bate (d. 1736), incumbent of ...

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