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Denton, Richard (1586–1662), Church of England clergyman and colonist, was born in Yorkshire. Nothing is known of his parents or of his life before he graduated BA from St Catharine's College, Cambridge, in 1623. Before 1626 he married Helen Windlbank, about whom nothing is known, and by 1631 was installed as curate of ...

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Peter [Peters], Thomas (1597–1654/5), Church of England clergyman and colonist in America, was born at Fowey in Cornwall and baptized there in June 1597, the second child and elder son among the three children of Thomas Peter or Dickwoode (1571–1625), merchant, and his first wife, ...

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Phillips, George (d. 1644), clergyman and colonist in America, was the son of Christopher Phillips of South Rainham, Norfolk. His exact date of birth and mother's name are unknown. He was admitted sizar at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, on 10 April 1610, graduated BA in 1614, and proceeded MA in 1617. He served as vicar at ...

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Whitaker, Alexander (1585–1617), clergyman and colonist in America, was the son of William Whitaker (1547/8–1595), regius professor of divinity at Cambridge University and master of St John's College, and his wife, Susan Culverwell, daughter of the prosperous London puritan merchant Nicholas Culverwell [...

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White, John (1575–1648), clergyman and promoter of colonization, was born on 6 January 1575 in the manor house of Stanton St John, Oxfordshire, the second son of John White (d. 1618), yeoman, and Isabel, daughter of John Bawle of Lichfield, Staffordshire. He had four sisters and two brothers, the eldest of whom was ...