1-7 of 7 results  for:

  • Church of England x
  • Results with images only x
Clear all

Article

Arbuthnot [Arbuthnott], John (bap. 1667, d. 1735), physician and satirist, was baptized on 29 April 1667 at Arbuthnott, Kincardineshire, on the north-east Scottish coast, near Stonehaven, the eldest son of Alexander Arbuthnott (c.1636–1691), minister of Arbuthnott, and Margaret, daughter of John Lammie (or Lamy)...

Article

Collier, John [pseud. Tim Bobbin] (1708–1786), satirist and caricaturist, was born at Church Lane, Urmston, Lancashire, on 16 December 1708. He was the third of nine children of John Collier, Church of England clergyman (c.1676–1739) and his wife, Mary Cook (...

Article

Gifford, William (1756–1826), satirist and editor, was born in April 1756 in Ashburton, Devon, the first of the two sons of Edward Gifford (d. 1767), glazier and house painter, and his wife, Elizabeth, formerly Cain (d. 1768), the daughter of a local carpenter. ...

Article

Hall, Joseph (1574–1656), bishop of Norwich, religious writer, and satirist, was born on 1 July 1574 at Bristow Park, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, the son of John Hall (d. 1608) and his wife, Winifred Bambridge. In Observations of some Specialities of Divine Providence in the Life of Joseph Hall...

Article

Ward, Edward [Ned] (1667–1731), satirist, was born of unknown parentage, probably in the English midlands. According to Shiels, he was 'of low extraction and irregular education' (Cibber, 4.293), but Ward himself spoke of his ancestors in Leicestershire as men of property (...

Article

Whitehead, Paul (1710–1774), satirist, was born on St Paul's day, 6 February 1710, in Castle Yard, Holborn, London, and baptized on 17 February at St Andrew's, Holborn, the youngest son of Edmund Whitehead, a prosperous tailor, and his wife, Elizabeth. According to early biographers ...

Article

Wolcot, John [pseud. Peter Pindar] (bap. 1738, d. 1819), poet and satirist, was born in Dodbrooke, near Kingsbridge, Devon, and baptized there on 9 May 1738, the fourth child of Alexander Wolcot (d. 1751), surgeon, and his wife, Mary, née Ryder (...