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Basire, Isaac, de Preaumont (bap. 1608, d. 1676), Church of England clergyman and traveller, the son of Jean Basire, advocate and minor noble, and his wife, Judith le Macherier (d. 1626), was baptized at the Huguenot church in Rouen, France, in 1608. Little is known of his early years, but he was a student at the ...

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Beaulieu, Luke de (1644/5–1723), Church of England clergyman and religious writer, was a native of France, and was educated at the University of Saumur. Obliged to leave his country on account of his religion he sought refuge in England about 1667 and was naturalized English in June 1682. He rapidly gained a reputation as a cleric, and in November 1670 he received the vicarage of ...

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Cardmaker, John (c. 1496–1555), clergyman and protestant martyr, was born at Exeter. Nothing is known of his parents and all that is recorded of his early years is that he was admitted to the Franciscan order under age. After sixteen years' study at ...

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Daubuz, Charles (1673–1717), Church of England clergyman and theologian, was born in France in July 1673 at Agen, in the province of Guienne, the eldest son of Isaye Daubuz (1637–1685), a Huguenot minister at Nérac, and his wife, Julie (c.1639–1714). In October 1685 ...

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Dillon, Robert Crawford (1795–1847), author and rebel Church of England clergyman, was born in the rectory house of St Margaret's, Lothbury, in the City of London, on 22 May 1795. His parents' names are unknown, but his father is said to have died when ...

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Erbery [Erbury], William (1604/5–1654), clergyman, was probably born at Roath Dagfield, east of Cardiff, and certainly lived there for some time in the 1650s. His father, Thomas Erbery, was a businessman with interests in the iron industry at Merthyr Tudful, but was settled in ...

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Getsius, John Daniel [formerly Johann Daniel] (1591/2–1672), Church of England clergyman and writer, was born at Odernheim in the Rhine palatinate, a descendant of the ancient family of the barons of Goetz, who had been driven from France during the persecution of the Albigensians. His father died while ...

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Huntington, John (fl. 1538–1561), poet and Church of England clergyman, was known as Huntington the Preacher. There is no evidence to support Wood's claim that he was educated at Oxford. He is first documented on his ordination to the priesthood by Bishop John Stokesley...

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Kervile [Carvell], Nicholas (1527/8–1566), Church of England clergyman, was born in Stour Provost, Dorset. After entering King's College, Cambridge, on 14 August 1545 at the age of seventeen as a scholar from Eton College, he became a fellow in 1548 and graduated BA early in 1550. In 1551 he was one of thirty-seven ...

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Sherwin, William (1607–1690), clergyman and ejected minister, was born in Nottinghamshire. He entered St John's College, Cambridge, in 1624, but in 1625 migrated to Queens' College, Cambridge, where his tutor, Herbert Palmer, later a member of the Westminster assembly of divines, encouraged him to read the millenarian writings of ...

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Tozer, Henry (c. 1601–1650), Church of England clergyman, was born in North Tawton, Devon, to unknown parents. Having matriculated from Exeter College, Oxford, on 3 May 1621, when he was said to have been aged twenty, he graduated BA on 18 June 1623, and that year became a fellow of the college. He proceeded MA on 28 April 1626 and was ordained. Two years later he published the very conventional ...

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Willis, Thomas (b. in or before 1618, d. in or after 1673), clergyman and ejected minister, was the elder son of Thomas Willis (1582/3–1666) of Isleworth and his wife, Mary, née Tomson (or Tomlyn). He is said by Anthony Wood to have attended his father's school and then his old college of ...