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Richard Challoner (1691–1781) by unknown engraver © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Challoner, Richard (1691–1781), religious writer and vicar apostolic of the London district, was born at or near Lewes, Sussex, on 29 September 1691, the only son of Richard Challoner (who died in the early 1690s), a wine cooper, and his wife, Grace Willard (1669–1731)...

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John Milner (1752–1826) by Georges Antoine Keman St Mary's College, Oscott, Birmingham

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Milner, John (1752–1826), vicar apostolic of the midland district and religious controversialist, was born on 14 October 1752 in London, the son of Joseph Miller, tailor, and his wife, Helen Marsland; both were Catholics from Lancashire.