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Corbaux, Marie Françoise Catherine Doetter [Fanny] (1812–1883), painter and biblical critic, was the daughter of the statistician and mathematician Francis Corbaux FRS (c.1769–1843), an Englishman who lived much abroad. Her sister, Louisa Corbaux (b. 1808), was also an artist. In 1827 her father's health was affected by financial losses and she immediately turned her early artistic talent to lucrative purpose. As women were not admitted to the ...

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Cranfield, Charles Ernest Burland (1915–2015), United Reformed Church minister and New Testament scholar, was born at Branksome, Old Park Ridings, Winchmore Hill, north London, on 13 September 1915, the second child of Charles Ernest Cranfield (1876–1975), then a solicitor’s managing clerk, and his wife ...

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Kenyon, Sir Frederic George (1863–1952), Greek and biblical scholar and museum director, was born on 15 January 1863, the seventh son and the eleventh of the fifteen children (eleven boys, four girls) of John Robert Kenyon (1807–1880) of Pradoe, Shropshire, grandson of the ...

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Sir Frederic George Kenyon (1863–1952) by Walter Stoneman, 1919 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Taylor, Charles (1756–1823), engraver and biblical scholar, was born on 1 February 1756 near Brentwood, Essex, the eldest of the five children of Isaac Taylor (1730–1807), engraver, and his wife, Sarah Hackshaw Jefferys (1733–1809). Evidence about his schooling is unclear, but he probably spent time at ...