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Babington, Gervase (1549/50–1610), theologian and bishop of Worcester, was born in Nottinghamshire, as Sir John Harington noted, 'by birth … a gentleman of a verie good house' (Harington, 129). Claims that he was a native of Devon, made by John Prince...

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Gastrell, Francis (1662–1725), bishop of Chester and writer on theology, was born at Slapton, Northamptonshire, on 10 May 1662, the second son of Henry Gastrell, gentleman, and Elizabeth Bagshaw, his wife. Following attendance at Westminster School (1677–80), where he came under the tutelage of ...

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Gunning, Peter (1614–1684), bishop of Ely and theologian, was born at the vicarage, Hoo, Kent, on 11 January 1614 and baptized at Lower Hoo church five days later, the son of Peter Gunning, the vicar there, and his wife, Ellen. His uncle Richard Gunning...

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Hampden, Renn Dickson (1793–1868), bishop of Hereford and theologian, eldest son of Renn Hampden, a colonel of militia in Barbados, and of Frances Raven, his wife, was born in Barbados on Good Friday, 29 March 1793. He was sent to England with his godmother in 1798 to be educated by ...

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Jacobson, William (1803–1884), bishop of Chester and theologian, son of William Jacobson, a merchant's clerk, and his wife, Judith, née Clarke, was born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, on 18 July 1803. His father died shortly after his birth, and as his mother's second husband was a nonconformist, he was sent when about nine to a school at ...

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Law, Edmund (1703–1787), bishop of Carlisle and theologian, the only son of Edmund Law and Patience Langbaine, was born in the parish of Cartmel in Lancashire on 6 June 1703, where he was baptized at the priory church on 17 June. His father, who was descended from a family of yeomen long settled at ...

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Stillingfleet, Edward (1635–1699), bishop of Worcester and theologian, was born at Cranborne, Dorset, on 17 April 1635. He was the seventh son of Samuel Stillingfleet and his wife, Susanna, daughter of Edward Norris of Petworth. His father's family came originally from Yorkshire and had estates at ...