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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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Dodsworth, William (1798–1861), Tractarian clergyman and Roman Catholic writer, was born on 19 March 1798 at Kirk Ella, Yorkshire, the third son of wealthy Hull timber merchant, John Dodsworth (1765–1818), and his wife, Harriet Haydon (d. 1837). He was educated at Richmond School, Yorkshire...

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William Dodsworth (1798–1861) by unknown engraver © National Portrait Gallery, London

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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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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 ...