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Andrew Clark

revised by Myfanwy Lloyd

Bright, William (1824–1901), church historian, born at Doncaster on 14 December 1824, was the only son of William Bright, town clerk of Doncaster, Yorkshire, and Mary Ann Branson. He was sent first to a preparatory school at Southwell, and then, in 1837, to ...

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C. W. Sutton

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Cardwell, Edward (1787–1861), ecclesiastical historian, was the youngest of the five sons of Richard Cardwell of Blackburn, Lancashire, and his wife, Jane, daughter of John and Margaret Hodson of Wigan. He was born in Standishgate, Wigan, on 3 August 1787 and entered Brasenose College, Oxford...

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Casaubon, Isaac (1559–1614), classical scholar and ecclesiastical historian, was born in Geneva on 18 February 1559 ns and baptized two days later, one of the nine children of Arnaud Casaubon (1525–1586), pastor in the Reformed church, and his wife, Jeanne, or Mengine, née...

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Cook, George (1772–1845), Church of Scotland minister and ecclesiastical historian, was born in December 1772 in St Andrews, the second son of the Revd John Cook, professor of moral philosophy in the University of St Andrews, and Janet, daughter of the Revd John Hill...

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Dixon, Richard Watson (1833–1900), ecclesiastical historian and poet, was born on 5 May 1833 at Islington, London, the eldest of the six surviving children of James Dixon (1788–1871) and his third wife, Mary Watson (d. 1856), the only daughter of Richard Watson (1781–1833)...

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Fleming, David Hay (1849–1931), antiquary and writer on Scottish history, was born at St Andrews on 9 May 1849, the third and youngest son of John Fleming, china and stoneware merchant, of St Andrews, whose ancestors were from Deeside, and his wife, Ann...

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Green, Vivian Hubert Howard (1915–2005), Church of England clergyman, historian, and college head, was born on 18 November 1915 at 101 Thurlby Road, Wembley, Middlesex, the only child of Hubert James Green, law stationer's clerk, and son of a Hampstead master tailor, and his wife, ...

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Hardy, Thomas (1748–1798), Church of Scotland minister and ecclesiastical historian, was born on 22 April 1748 in Culross, Perthshire, the third of five children of the Revd Henry Hardy (1717–1752) and his wife, Ann (1719–1805), daughter of John Halkerston, the town clerk of ...

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Hastings, Adrian Christopher (1929–2001), theologian and church historian, was born on 23 June 1929 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaya, the fifth of the six children of William George Warren Hastings (1881–1952), lawyer, and his wife, Hazel Mary, née Daunais (1897–1993) [see Hastings, Hazel Mary...

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Neill, Stephen Charles (1900–1984), church historian and ecumenical worker, was born on 31 December 1900 at Edinburgh, the third child in the family of four sons and two daughters of northern Irish evangelical parents, Charles Neill and his wife, Margaret Penelope, daughter of ...

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Turner, Cuthbert Hamilton (1860–1930), ecclesiastical historian and New Testament scholar, was born in Paddington, London, on 7 July 1860, the eldest son of Edwin Goldwin Turner, solicitor, and his wife, Catharine (d. 1914), daughter of Cuthbert Finch. In 1872 he was elected, at the same time as the historian ...

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Ward, Wilfrid Philip (1856–1916), biographer and ecclesiastical historian, was born on 2 January 1856, the sixth surviving child and second son of the philosopher William George Ward (1812–1882) and his wife, Frances, née Wingfield (1816/17–1898), the daughter of an Anglican clergyman, John Wingfield (1760–1825)...