Betson, Thomas (d. 1516), librarian, religious author, and compiler, is first recorded at Cambridge University, where he had studied civil law for two and a half years, canon law for two years, and practised for four years, when he was granted a grace in 1466–7 to proceed to the degree of BCnL. He was rector of ...
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Ellys, Sir Richard, third baronet (1682–1742), book collector and biblical scholar, was born on 23 December 1682, the second, but eldest surviving, son of Sir William Ellys, second baronet (c.1654–1727), landowner and MP, of Nocton in Lincolnshire and Isabella Hampden (...
Horne, Thomas Hartwell (1780–1862), biblical scholar and bibliographer, was born in Chancery Lane, London, on 20 October 1780, the son of William Horne, a barrister's clerk and the eldest of six. He was educated successively at a dame-school at Eversley, Hampshire, then at a boys' school in ...
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James, Thomas (1572/3–1629), librarian and religious controversialist, was born at Newport, Isle of Wight, probably the youngest child of Richard James and Jane Overnone (d. 1581), who had been married there on 29 June 1549, but who had, according to their son's account many years later, been forced to live beyond the seas in ...