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Cockburn, Patrick (1678–1749), Scottish Episcopal clergyman, was the eldest son of John Cockburn (1652–1729), Church of Scotland minister, and his wife Anna (d. 1695), daughter of Alexander Garden, a leading cleric of the diocese of Aberdeen. Patrick was born at Udny, Aberdeenshire...

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Paul, William (bap. 1679, d. 1716), Jacobite sympathizer and nonjuring Church of England clergyman, was baptized on 23 August 1679 at Ashby Parva, Leicestershire. The eldest of five children, he was born to John Paul, grazier, and Sarah Barfoot. Educated at Rugby, Warwickshire...

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Wagstaffe, Thomas (1692–1770), clergyman of the nonjuring Church of England and theologian, was the son of Thomas Wagstaffe (1645–1712), bishop of the nonjuring Church of England, and Martha Broughton (fl. 1687–1692). He was probably educated at home by his father, and became a well-read divine and classical scholar. A superior Latinist, he could speak seven languages besides English, and was an able scholar in Hebrew, Arabic, and Syrian. He was ordained deacon in 1718 and priest on 25 April 1719 by the nonjuror ...

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Welton, Richard (1671/2–1726), clergyman of the nonjuring Church of England, was born at Framlingham, Suffolk, the son of Thomas Welton, druggist, of Woodbridge, Suffolk. First educated at Woodbridge, he was admitted on 3 March 1688 to Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, aged sixteen, and graduated BA (1692), MA (1695), and DD (1708). He was married to ...