Bellers, Fettiplace (b. 1687, d. in or before 1750), philosophical writer and playwright, the son of John Bellers (1654–1725) and Frances, née Fettiplace (d. 1717), was born on 23 August 1687 in the parish of St Andrew's, Holborn. His parents were Quakers, his father being the author of several tracts, largely on the employment of the poor and on prison reform, anticipating ...
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Braithwaite, Richard Bevan (1900–1990), philosopher, was born on 15 January 1900 in Banbury, Oxfordshire, the eldest in the family of three sons and one daughter of William Charles Braithwaite, of Banbury, barrister, banker, and historian of Quakerism, and his wife, Janet, daughter of ...
Conway [née Finch], Anne, Viscountess Conway and Killultagh (1631–1679), philosopher, was born on 14 December 1631, the posthumous and second surviving daughter of Heneage Finch (1580–1631), former speaker of the House of Commons, who predeceased her birth by a week, and of his second wife, ...
Franks, Oliver Shewell, Baron Franks (1905–1992), philosopher and public servant, was born on 16 February 1905 at Woodbrooke settlement, Selly Oak, Birmingham, the elder son and oldest of four children of the Revd Dr Robert Sleightholme Franks (1871–1964), scholar and theologian, and his wife, ...
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Macmurray, John (1891–1976), moral philosopher, was born on 16 February 1891 in Maxwellton, near Dumfries, Kirkcudbrightshire, the son of James Macmurray (1854–1933), an excise agent in the civil service, and his wife, Mary Anna Grierson (1867–1973). Following a family move to the north-east of ...