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Bale, John (1495–1563), bishop of Ossory, evangelical polemicist, and historian  

John N. King

Bale, John (1495–1563), bishop of Ossory, evangelical polemicist, and historian, was born to parents of humble means at the village of Cove, near Dunwich in Suffolk, on 21 November 1495. In his Illustrium maioris Britanniae Bale names his parents as Henry and Margaret...

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Baro [Baron], Peter (1534–1599), Reformed minister and religious controversialist  

C. S. Knighton

Baro [Baron], Peter (1534–1599), Reformed minister and religious controversialist, was born at Étampes (Seine-et-Oise), France, the son of Étienne Baron and his wife, Philippe Petit; in his autobiographical notes Peter says he was one of many children, first mentioning brothers Jean...

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Garbett, Edward (1817–1887), Church of England clergyman, journalist, and evangelical apologist  

A. R. Buckland

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Garbett, Edward (1817–1887), Church of England clergyman, journalist, and evangelical apologist, was born at Hereford on 10 December 1817, the sixth son of James Garbett (1775–1857), prebendary of Hereford Cathedral, and brother of James Garbett (1802–1879), archdeacon of Chichester. He was educated at ...

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Overton, John (1763–1838), Church of England clergyman and evangelical apologist  

Stephen Gregory

Overton, John (1763–1838), Church of England clergyman and evangelical apologist, was born at Monk Fryston in Yorkshire, where his father, George Overton, was a small landed proprietor. He belonged to an ancient Yorkshire family which early in the fourteenth century settled at Easington Hall...

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Punt, William (fl. 1548–1563), polemicist and book smuggler  

Thomas S. Freeman

Punt, William (fl. 1548–1563), polemicist and book smuggler, emerged from obscurity in 1548 as the author of A New Dialoge called the Endightment agaynste Mother Messe. This work proved to be popular (three editions were published in two months), perhaps because it skilfully drew on the work of major evangelical writers such as ...

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Thomas, (William Henry) Griffith (1861–1924), Anglican evangelical theologian and educator  

Andrew Atherstone

Thomas, (William Henry) Griffith (1861–1924), Anglican evangelical theologian and educator, was born at Bailey Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, on 2 January 1861, the only child of William Thomas (c.1838–1860), a linen draper, and his wife, Annie Nightingale, née Griffith (1840–1926). His parents were married in ...

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