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Frampton, Robert (bap. 1622, d. 1708), bishop of Gloucester and nonjuror, was baptized on 26 February 1622 at Pimperne, near Blandford, Dorset, the youngest of eight children of Robert Frampton, a farmer, and his wife, Elizabeth Selby. Frampton was educated at the free school at ...

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Robert Frampton (bap. 1622, d. 1708) attrib. Robert More, 1691 private collection; photograph: The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

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Gwynne, Llewellyn Henry (1863–1957), bishop in Egypt and Sudan and army chaplain, was born at Foxhole, Llansamlet Lower, in the Kilvey valley on the outskirts of Swansea, on 11 June 1863, the fourth son in the family of six sons and two daughters of ...

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Thomas Ken (1637–1711) by F. Scheffer, c. 1700 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Ken, Thomas (1637–1711), bishop of Bath and Wells and nonjuror, was born at Little Berkhamsted in July 1637, the son of Thomas Ken (d. 1651), attorney of Furnival's Inn and clerk of assize in Glamorgan, Radnorshire, and Brecon, and his second wife, ...

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Lloyd, William (1636/7–1710), bishop of Norwich and nonjuror, was born at Bala, Merioneth, the son of Edward Lloyd (d. 1685?), rector of Llangower, Merioneth. He was educated at Ruthin School for two years under Mr Chaloner, and was admitted to St John's College, Cambridge...

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Strong, Thomas Banks (1861–1944), dean of Christ Church and bishop of Oxford, was born on 24 October 1861 in London, the eldest of three sons and one daughter of Thomas Banks Strong, a clerk in the War Office, and his wife, Anna Lawson...

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Thomas Banks Strong (1861–1944) by Sir William Orpen, 1923 Christ Church, Oxford

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Neville Stuart Talbot (1879–1943) by Elliott & Fry, 1920s © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Talbot, Neville Stuart (1879–1943), military chaplain and bishop of Pretoria, was born at Keble College, Oxford, on 21 August 1879, the second son and third child of Edward Stuart Talbot (1844–1934), then warden of Keble College and later bishop of Winchester, and his wife, ...

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Turner, Francis (1637–1700), bishop of Ely, nonjuror, and Jacobite conspirator, was born on 23 August 1637, the eldest son of Thomas Turner (bap. 1592, d. 1672), chaplain to Charles I and dean of Canterbury, and his wife, Margaret (1607/8–1692), daughter of Charles's secretary of state, ...

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Francis Turner (1637–1700) by unknown artist, c. 1670 by permission of the Master and Fellows of St John's College, Cambridge

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White, Thomas (1628–1698), bishop of Peterborough and nonjuror, was born at Allington, Kent, the son of Peter White, who died shortly after Thomas's birth. Records of his university career record the family as of 'plebeian' rank; his mother may have been a kinswoman of a local gentry family, the ...

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Thomas White (1628–1698) by unknown artist, 1685–91 reproduced by kind permission of the Bishop of Peterborough; photograph: The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

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Wilcocks, Joseph (1673–1756), bishop of Gloucester and dean of Westminster, born on 19 December 1673 at Bristol, was the son of Joseph Wilcocks, a physician of Bristol. He entered Merchant Taylors' School in the City of London on 11 September 1684, and matriculated from ...