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Gawen, Thomas (1612–1684), religious writer and traveller, son of Thomas Gawen, a Church of England minister of Bristol city, was born at Marshfield, Gloucestershire. He was admitted a scholar of Winchester College in 1625. In 1632 he was made perpetual fellow of New College, Oxford...


Otway, Caesar [pseud. Terence O'Toole] (1780–1842), religious journalist and writer on Ireland, was born in co. Tipperary, the son of Loftus Otway, a merchant. He entered Trinity College, Dublin, on 6 December 1796, aged sixteen, and graduated BA in 1801. After being ordained he was successively curate of a number of country parishes. In 1836 he was appointed to the assistant chaplaincy of ...


William Scoresby junior (1789–1857) by David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, c. 1844 Scottish National Portrait Gallery


Scoresby, William, junior (1789–1857), Arctic scientist and Church of England clergyman, was born in Cropton, near Pickering, Yorkshire, on 5 October 1789. He was one of eleven children born to William Scoresby (1760–1829), Arctic whaler and navigator, and his wife, Lady Mary Smith (1765–1819)...