Disney, John (1677–1730), Church of England clergyman and moral reformer, was born at Lincoln on 26 December 1677, the son of Daniel Disney (1656–1734) of Swinderbury and his wife, Catherine Fynes (d. 1690). None of his four brothers and four sisters survived childhood. He was educated at grammar school and at a dissenting academy in ...
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John Disney (1677–1730) by Robert White, pubd 1710 © National Portrait Gallery, London