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Ackroyd, Peter Runham (1917–2005), Old Testament scholar  

Ronald E. Clements

Ackroyd, Peter Runham (1917–2005), Old Testament scholar, was born on 15 September 1917 at 66 Stone Hill Road, Derby, the son of Jabez Robert Ackroyd, Congregational minister, and his wife, Winifred, née Brown. When the family moved to Harrow, Middlesex, he attended the county boys' school. He matriculated from ...

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Alford, Henry (1810–1871)  

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Alford, Henry (1810–1871), dean of Canterbury and biblical scholar  

W. H. Fremantle

revised by Roger T. Stearn

Alford, Henry (1810–1871), dean of Canterbury and biblical scholar, was born at 25 Alfred Place, Bedford Square, London, on 10 October 1810, the son of the Revd Henry Alford (1782–1852), an evangelical and the son and grandson of evangelical clergy, and his first wife, ...

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Arnald, Richard (1698/1700–1756), Church of England clergyman and biblical scholar  

A. H. Bullen

revised by Scott Mandelbrote

Arnald, Richard (1698/1700–1756), Church of England clergyman and biblical scholar, was born in 1698 (Venn, Alum. Cant.) or 1700 (Nichols). He was educated at Bishop Stortford School, whereafter in 1714 he was admitted to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, and matriculated the next year. Having graduated BA he moved in 1718 to ...

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Barnes, William Emery (1859–1939), Church of England clergyman and biblical scholar  

J. F. Bethune-Baker

revised by Roger T. Stearn

Barnes, William Emery (1859–1939), Church of England clergyman and biblical scholar, was born in London on 26 May 1859, the younger son of Samuel Emery Barnes, wine merchant, of London, and his wife, Charlotte Ann Noss. He was educated at Islington proprietary school...

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Bensly, Robert Lubbock (1831–1893), Hebrew, Syriac, and biblical scholar  

Cecil Bendall

revised by Roger T. Stearn

Bensly, Robert Lubbock (1831–1893), Hebrew, Syriac, and biblical scholar, born at Eaton, near Norwich, Norfolk, on 24 August 1831, was the second son of Robert Bensly of Eaton, and his wife, Harriet Reeve. Educated in Eaton at a private school (where he began the study of Hebrew), and ...

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Bogan, Zachary (1625–1659), classical and biblical scholar  

Hugh de Quehen

Bogan, Zachary (1625–1659), classical and biblical scholar, was born about 24 June 1625 at Gatcombe House, Little Hempston, Devon, the third son of William Bogan (bap. 1582, d. 1658), gentleman, and his wife, Joane Irish, daughter of Zachary Irish. His paternal grandmother was ...

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Bois, John (1561–1644), biblical translator  

David Norton

Bois, John (1561–1644), biblical translator, was born on 3 January 1561 at Nettlestead, Suffolk, the only child to live to adulthood of William Bois (1513?–1591), rector of West Stow, Suffolk, and his wife, Mirabel, née Pooley (c.1513–c.1601). William Bois...

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Bosanquet, James Whatman (1804–1877), banker and biblical historian  

Anita McConnell

Bosanquet, James Whatman (1804–1877), banker and biblical historian, was born on 10 January 1804, the second son of Samuel Bosanquet (1768–1843), banker, and his wife, Laetitia Philippa (1774–1855), daughter of James Whatman of Kent. Samuel Richard Bosanquet was his elder brother. The Bosanquets...

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Boys, Thomas (1792–1880), biblical scholar and writer  

Ronald Bayne

revised by Sinéad Agnew

Boys, Thomas (1792–1880), biblical scholar and writer, was born on 17 June 1792 at Sandwich, Kent, the only son of Rear-Admiral Thomas Boys (1763–1832) and his wife, Catherine Impett (1768–1835). He was educated at Tonbridge grammar school and entered Trinity College, Cambridge...

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Brooke, Alan England (1863–1939), biblical scholar and college head  

A. R. Graham-Campbell

revised by Gerald Law

Brooke, Alan England (1863–1939), biblical scholar and college head, was born at Spring Grove, Middlesex, on 1 September 1863, the youngest of the four sons of Richard England Brooke, an Anglican clergyman, and his wife, Harriet, née Hopkins, of Limber Grange, Lincolnshire. The war poet ...

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Browne, Henry (1804–1875), biblical scholar  

Alfred Goodwin

revised by M. C. Curthoys

Browne, Henry (1804–1875), biblical scholar, was the son of the Revd John Henry Browne (c.1767–1843), rector of Crownthorpe, Norfolk. He was educated at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, where he gained Bell's university scholarship in 1822; he graduated BA in 1826, and MA in 1830. He was vicar of ...

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Burgon, John William (1813–1888), dean of Chichester and biblical scholar  

G. Martin Murphy

Burgon, John William (1813–1888), dean of Chichester and biblical scholar, was born at Smyrna on 21 August 1813. His father Thomas Burgon (1787–1858), was born in London on 1 August 1787, the son of John Burgon and his wife Mary. A ...

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Burkitt, Francis Crawford (1864–1935), biblical scholar  

J. F. Bethune-Baker

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Burkitt, Francis Crawford (1864–1935), biblical scholar, was born in London on 3 September 1864, the only child of Crawford Burkitt and his wife, Fanny Elizabeth Coward. Burkitt's grandfather had migrated to London from Sudbury in Suffolk, and founded the business which his father carried on so successfully that the son had no need to make a living for himself. This grandfather married a sister of the philanthropist ...

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Burton, George (bap. 1717, d. 1791), Church of England clergyman and biblical scholar  

Thompson Cooper

revised by Emma Major

Burton, George (bap. 1717, d. 1791), Church of England clergyman and biblical scholar, was baptized on 14 March 1717 at Owston, Lincolnshire, the second son of George and Elizabeth Burton of Burton Lazars, Leicestershire. His niece Felicia Burton, daughter of his elder brother, ...

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Chapman, Henry Palmer [name in religion John] (1865–1933), abbot of Downside and biblical and spiritual author  

David Daniel Rees

Chapman, Henry Palmer [name in religion John] (1865–1933), abbot of Downside and biblical and spiritual author, was born on 25 April 1865 at Ashfield, Suffolk, the youngest child and the only son of Frank Robert Chapman (d. 1924), archdeacon of Sudbury...

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Charles, Robert Henry (1855–1931), Church of England clergyman and biblical scholar  

Gerald Law

Charles, Robert Henry (1855–1931), Church of England clergyman and biblical scholar, was born on 6 August 1855 at Cookstown, co. Tyrone, the fifth of seven sons of David Hughes Charles MD JP, of Cookstown, an eminent doctor, and his wife, Annie Elizabeth, second daughter of ...

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Cheyne, Thomas Kelly (1841–1915), biblical scholar  

Joanna Hawke

Cheyne, Thomas Kelly (1841–1915), biblical scholar, was born on 18 September 1841 in London, the youngest son of the Revd Charles Cheyne (d. 1867), second master at Christ's Hospital, and his wife, Sarah Anne, whose father was Thomas Hartwell Horne, editor of the popular ...

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Conybeare, Frederick Cornwallis (1856–1924), biblical and Armenian scholar  

D. S. Margoliouth

revised by Roger T. Stearn

Conybeare, Frederick Cornwallis (1856–1924), biblical and Armenian scholar, was born at Coulsdon, Surrey, on 14 September 1856, the third son of John Charles Conybeare (1818/19–1884), barrister, of Coulsdon, and his wife, Mary Catharine, née Vansittart. He was educated at Tonbridge School from 1868 to 1876 (his father having moved to ...

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Cook, Frederick Charles (1804–1889)  

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Frederick Charles Cook (1804–1889) by Camille Silvy, 1861 © National Portrait Gallery, London