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Loftie, William John (1839–1911), antiquary, was born at Tanderagee, co. Armagh, on 25 July 1839, the eldest son of John Henry Loftie of Tanderagee and his wife, Jane, daughter of William Crozier. After private education he entered Trinity College, Dublin, where he graduated BA in 1862. On 9 March 1865, at ...


Milles, Jeremiah (1714–1784), antiquary and dean of Exeter, was born on 29 January 1714 at Highclere, Hampshire, the third son of Jeremiah Milles (bap. 1672, d. 1746) [see under Milles, Isaac (1638-1720)], vicar of Duloe, Cornwall, and his wife, Mary (1678/9–1756)...


Nicolson, William (1655–1727), Church of Ireland bishop of Derry and antiquary, was born on Whitsunday, 3 June 1655—according to local tradition, in the porch of the parish church of Great Orton, Cumberland. His father, Joseph Nicolson (1622/3–1686), was a time-serving clergyman of varied intellectual interests, who had been installed in the living of ...