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Thompson Cooper

revised by Stephen Wright

Bird, Richard (d. 1609), Church of England clergyman and private tutor, matriculated as a sizar from Trinity College, Cambridge, in February 1565, and was elected a scholar in the same year. He graduated BA early in 1569, became a fellow in 1570, and proceeded MA in 1572....

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W. P. Courtney

revised by M. J. Mercer

Burton, John (1696–1771), Church of England clergyman and tutor, was born at Wembworthy, Devon, the son of Samuel Burton (d. 1707), rector of that parish. He was educated at schools in Okehampton and Tiverton, and—following his father's death—in Ely, where he was placed under the guardianship of the ...

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Dalton, John Neale (1839–1931), Church of England clergyman and royal tutor, was born on the Isle of Thanet, Kent, on 24 September 1839, the eldest of five sons (among nine children) of John Neale Dalton (1808–1880), a Church of England clergyman, and his wife (and first cousin), ...

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Prosser, Richard (bap. 1747, d. 1839), Church of England clergyman and tutor, was baptized on 26 July 1747 at Market Drayton, Shropshire, the third son and fourth child of Humphrey Prosser (1694–1781), gentleman, and Eleanor Witherston (1708–1779), his wife, who both have prominent gravestones in the floor of the church at ...

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Shuttlewood, John (1632–1689), clergyman, ejected minister, and nonconformist tutor, was born on 3 January 1632 at Wymeswold, Leicestershire, the son of William Shuttlewood of Wymeswold. After attending grammar school in Leicester he was admitted to Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1650, and elected a scholar in 1651. He married ...

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Thomas Seccombe

revised by Sarah Couper

Thomson, George (1792–1838), tutor and chaplain in the household of Sir Walter Scott, was the eldest son of George Thomson (1758–1835), and his wife, Margaret, daughter of Robert Gillon of Lessudden, Roxburghshire. He was born at Melrose, Roxburghshire, on 7 May 1792, his father having been licensed by the ...

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Veal [Veel], Edward (1632/3–1708), clergyman, ejected minister, and nonconformist tutor, is of uncertain origins. He is perhaps the son of the Lancashire gentleman Edward Veal of Laughton who was an elder of the seventh Lancashire classis in 1646. It has, however, also been suggested that he was probably born in ...