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Connelly, Pierce (1804–1883), apostate Episcopal priest and anti-Catholic pamphleteer  

D. G. Paz

Connelly, Pierce (1804–1883), apostate Episcopal priest and anti-Catholic pamphleteer, was born on 9 August 1804 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the eldest of four sons of Henry Connelly, a cabinet-maker, and his second wife, Elizabeth Pierce. He married Cornelia Peacock [see Connelly, Cornelia (1809-1879)...

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Forester, James (c. 1560–1622?), separatist apostate and Church of England clergyman  

Stephen Wright

Forester, James (c. 1560–1622?), separatist apostate and Church of England clergyman, was born in Cambridge of unknown parents. He matriculated at Clare College, Cambridge, in Easter term 1576, graduating BA in 1580 and MA in 1583. Forester was ordained deacon on 21 July 1585, aged twenty-five, by the bishop of ...

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Legate, Bartholomew (d. 1612), radical separatist and convicted heretic  

David R. Como

Legate, Bartholomew (d. 1612), radical separatist and convicted heretic, was the son of William Legate, a substantial householder of Hornchurch, Essex. The extended Legate clan was among the most ancient and successful families of the royal liberty of Havering. By the mid-sixteenth century members of the family, including ...