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Bathurst, Theodore (c. 1587–1652), Latin poet and Church of England clergyman, is said to have descended from an ancient family of Hothorpe in Northamptonshire (DNB), though a later holder of the name is found in a family of Kentish origin (...

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Dering, Heneage (1665–1750), dean of Ripon and Latin poet, was born in St Bride's parish, London, on 7 February 1665 and baptized on 14 February, the eldest of four sons and five daughters of Christopher Dering (1625–1693), barrister of the Inner Temple, of ...

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Dibben, Thomas (1677/8–1741), Latin poet and Church of England clergyman, was born in London, the son of Richard Dibben. He was admitted to Westminster School on the foundation in 1692, and elected in 1696 aged eighteen to a scholarship at Trinity College, Cambridge...

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Maschiart, Michael (1544–1598), Latin poet and Church of England clergyman, born in St Thomas's parish, Salisbury, was elected scholar of Winchester College in 1557, probationary fellow of New College, Oxford, on 29 January 1560, and full fellow in 1562 (the same year as ...

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Nicols, William (1655–1716), Latin poet and Church of England clergyman, was the son of the Revd Henry Nicholls (Nicols) of Hilton, near Cowbridge, Glamorgan. He matriculated at Oxford from Christ Church as a 'poor scholar' on 14 April 1671 and graduated BA on 24 March 1675 and MA on 14 December 1677. Here he found favour with ...

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Sandsbury, John (1575/6–1610), Latin poet and Church of England clergyman, son of John Sandsbury, ‘plebeius’, was born in London. He was probably educated at St Paul's School, then admitted at Merchant Taylors' School in May 1587, and matriculated, aged seventeen, as scholar of ...