Buckminster [Buckmaster], Thomas (1531/2–1599), Church of England clergyman and almanac writer, was vicar of Twickenham from 1562 to 1563, then rector at All Hallows-the-Great, London, 1564–72, and rector at St Mary Woolnoth from 1572 until his death. He is sometimes supposed to have been a relative of ...
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Gamble, John (1761/2–1811), Church of England clergyman and writer on telegraphy, was born at Bungay, Suffolk, the son of Dixon Gamble, wool dealer. He was admitted to Pembroke College, Cambridge, in 1780, graduating BA in 1784, and taking his MA in 1787. He became a fellow of his college, was chaplain to the ...
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Hales, William (1747–1831), Church of Ireland clergyman and scientific writer, born on 8 April 1747, was the son of Samuel Hales, who was for many years curate and preacher at the cathedral church of Cork. He was educated by his maternal uncle, James Kingston...