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Blair, James (1655/6–1743), Church of England clergyman and founder of the College of William and Mary, was the son of Peter Blair (d. 1673), Church of Scotland minister of St Cuthbert's parish, Edinburgh, and his wife, Mary Hamilton (d. in or after 1696)...

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James Blair (1655/66–1743) by Charles Bridges Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary

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Chaloner, Robert (1547/8–1621), Church of England clergyman and educational benefactor, was born in Goldsborough, near Knaresborough, West Riding of Yorkshire, the second son of Robert and Ann Chaloner of Llanfyllin (possibly Llanfyllin, Montgomeryshire). He was elected to a studentship at Christ Church, Oxford...

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Johnson, Robert (1540/41–1625), Church of England clergyman and school founder, was second and youngest son of Maurice Johnson, dyer, of Stamford and Jane, daughter of Henry Lacy. Johnson senior and Lacy were among the town's leading citizens, both several times serving as alderman (chief magistrate) and MP. In the 1523 ...

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Kirkwood, James (b. c. 1650, d. in or after 1709), clergyman and advocate of parochial libraries, was born in or near Dunbar. His schooling took place there, and from 1666 he studied at Edinburgh University, where he graduated MA in 1670. Scott's Fasti ecclesiae Scoticanae...

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Knightbridge, John (1619/20–1677), founder of the Knightbridge professorship in moral theology at Cambridge, was the fourth son of John Knightbridge (d. 1640), attorney of Chelmsford, Essex, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Charles Tucker of Lincoln's Inn. He matriculated from Wadham College, Oxford...

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Plume, Thomas (bap. 1630, d. 1704), Church of England clergyman and educational benefactor, was baptized on 18 August 1630 at All Saints', Maldon, Essex, the second son of Thomas Plume, alderman of Maldon, coal merchant and landowner, and his third wife, Helen. Educated at ...

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Wilson, William Carus (1791–1859), Church of England clergyman and founder of charity schools, was born on 7 July 1791 at Heversham, Westmorland, the eldest of the eight surviving children of William Carus (1764–1851) of Casterton Hall, Westmorland, and his wife, Margaret (d...