Clifford, James (bap. 1622, d. 1698), Church of England clergyman and musician, son of Edward Clifford, a cook, was born at Oxford, in the parish of St Mary Magdalen, where he was baptized on 2 May 1622. He had three brothers and two sisters. He was a chorister at ...
W. B. Squire
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L. M. Middleton
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Estwick, Sampson (1656/7–1739), musician and Church of England clergyman, was, according to Hawkins, one of the first set of children of the Chapel Royal under Henry Cooke, after the Restoration; however, this claim lacks support. Having matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford, on 4 April 1674, aged seventeen (registered among the commoners), he proceeded BA in 1677, MA in 1680, and BD in 1692. He was appointed chaplain of ...
Olive Baldwin and Thelma Wilson
Gostling, John (1649/50–1733), singer and Church of England clergyman, was born at East Malling, Kent, the son of Isaac Gostling (d. 1669), a chandler, and educated at the King's School, Rochester. In 1668, aged eighteen, he was admitted as sizar to St John's College, Cambridge...
R. F. Sharp
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