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Blayney, Benjamin (1727/8–1801), Hebraist and Church of England clergyman, may have been baptized at St Swithin's, Worcester, on 18 February 1727, and may have been the son of Thomas and Betty Blayney. He was educated at Worcester College, Oxford, where he matriculated aged eighteen on 1 July 1746; he graduated BA (1750) and MA (1753). Afterwards he became a fellow, and eventually vice-principal, of ...

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Byng, Andrew (1574–1652), Church of England clergyman and Hebraist, was born at Cambridge, the second son of Thomas Byng (d. 1599), regius professor of law and master of Clare College, Cambridge, and his wife, Catherine Randolph or Rendell (1553–1627). He matriculated from Clare...

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Peters, Charles (1690–1774), Hebraist and Church of England clergyman, born at Tregony, Cornwall, on 1 December 1690, was the eldest child of Richard Peters. He was educated at Tregony School under a Mr Daddow, and matriculated from Exeter College, Oxford, on 3 April 1707; he graduated BA (27 October 1710), MA (5 June 1713), and was a batteler of his college from 8 April 1707 to 20 July 1713. Having been ordained into the ...