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Carier, Benjamin (bap. 1565, d. 1614), Church of England clergyman and Roman Catholic convert, was baptized on 6 January 1565 at Boughton Monchelsea, Kent, the third child and eldest son of the four sons and five daughters of Anthony Carier (d. 1580)...

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Copley [alias Luttrell], John (c. 1577–1662), protestant convert and Church of England clergyman, was born at Louvain in the Spanish Netherlands, the fourth and youngest surviving son of Thomas Copley (1532–1584) of Gatton, Surrey, and Roughay, Sussex, a coheir of Lord Hoo and Hastings...

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Forester, James (c. 1560–1622?), separatist apostate and Church of England clergyman, was born in Cambridge of unknown parents. He matriculated at Clare College, Cambridge, in Easter term 1576, graduating BA in 1580 and MA in 1583. Forester was ordained deacon on 21 July 1585, aged twenty-five, by the bishop of ...

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Massey, John (1650/51–1715), dean of Christ Church, Oxford, and Roman Catholic convert, was born at Wedhampton, Wiltshire, the son of John Massey, a puritan minister. He matriculated at University College, Oxford, on 16 March 1666, aged fifteen (as John Macie), and was listed among the college's servitors in 1669/70, ...

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Price, Theodore (c. 1570–1631), Church of England clergyman and reputed Roman Catholic convert, was born at Bron-y-Foel, in the parish of Llanenddwyn, Dyffyn Ardudwy, Merioneth, the son of Rees ap Tudor and Marjory, daughter of Edward Stanley, constable of Harlech Castle. He originally entered ...

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Sclater, Edward (1623–1698x1700), clergyman and Roman Catholic convert, was born on 3 November 1623 in London, the son of Edward Sclater, probably a merchant tailor of London. Descended from a family from Slaughter in Gloucestershire, in the year after his birth he was entered on the books of ...

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Sibthorp, Richard Waldo (1792–1879), Church of England clergyman and Roman Catholic convert, born at Canwick Hall, near Lincoln, on 4 October 1792, was the fifth and youngest son of Colonel Humphry Waldo Sibthorp (1744–1815), MP for Lincoln, and his wife, Susannah, daughter of ...

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Richard Waldo Sibthorp (1792–1879) by James Scott, pubd 1839 (after Edward Turtle) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Vane [Fane], Thomas (b. 1599/1600), Church of England clergyman and Roman Catholic convert, was born in Kent, matriculated from Jesus College, Oxford, on 26 April 1616 aged sixteen, and transferred in 1618 to Christ's College, Cambridge, where he graduated BA in 1620 and MA in 1623. He was ordained deacon and priest at ...

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Wadsworth, James (c. 1572–1623), Church of England clergyman and Roman Catholic convert, matriculated at Cambridge in 1586 as a scholar of Emmanuel College, where he was a friend and contemporary of William Bedell. He graduated BA in 1590, MA in 1593, and BD in 1600. After ordination, in June 1596, he served as vicar of ...