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Seward, William (1711–1740), promoter of Methodism and friend of George Whitefield  

W. R. Ward

Seward, William (1711–1740), promoter of Methodism and friend of George Whitefield, was born into a family of independent landed means at Badsey, a hamlet near Evesham, Worcestershire. Of his brothers, Thomas became a clergyman of the Church of England, and was in Genoa...

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Thistlethwayte [née Bell], Laura Eliza Jane Seymour (1831–1894), courtesan and lay preacher  

J. Gilliland

Thistlethwayte [née Bell], Laura Eliza Jane Seymour (1831–1894), courtesan and lay preacher, was born at the Kevin Street barracks, Dublin, on 18 October 1831, and baptized Eliza Jane Bell at St Peter’s (Church of Ireland), Dublin, on 9 November 1831, the third of six daughters and fifth of eleven children of Captain ...