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A. C. Bickley

revised by Karl S. Bottigheimer

Clogie, Alexander (1614–1698), Church of England clergyman and biographer, was born in Scotland and may have attended Trinity College, Dublin. He was admitted to holy orders by Bishop William Bedell of Kilmore in 1636 and collated to the vicarage of Dyne, co. Cavan...


Knox, William (1732–1810), government official and pamphleteer, was born at Monaghan, Ireland, the youngest child of Thomas Knox (d. 1760), a physician, and his wife, Nicola, the daughter of John King, of co. Fermanagh. He received his early education in local Church of Ireland...


Alexander Gordon

revised by John A. Vickers

Moore, Henry (1751–1844), Methodist minister and biographer, only surviving son of Richard Moore (1716/17–1763), farmer and grazier, was born near Dublin on 21 December 1751. He was educated at Oxmantown Green under a clergyman named Williamson and proved himself to be a good classical scholar. He was prevented from going to university by his father's death and instead was apprenticed to a wood-engraver. He practised this skill during visits to ...


Sibthorp, Sir Christopher (d. 1632/3), lawyer and pamphleteer, was the third son of John Sibthorp of Much Bardfield, Essex. He matriculated at Queens' College, Cambridge, in 1580 but took no degree and instead went on to the Middle Temple in 1584. In June 1588 he was expelled for nonconformity but readmitted '...