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Barker, Joseph (1806–1875)  

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Joseph Barker (1806–1875) by John Cochran, pubd 1880 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Barker, Joseph (1806–1875), Methodist minister and politico-religious controversialist  

Eileen Groth Lyon

Barker, Joseph (1806–1875), Methodist minister and politico-religious controversialist, was born on 11 May 1806 at Bramley, near Leeds. His ancestors, originally of Keighley, had been settled in this area for several generations as farmers and manufacturers. The identity of his parents has not been discovered, though it is known that his father was employed in woollen manufacture and served for some time in the militia, and that ...

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Blount, Elizabeth Anne Mould de Sodington [née Elizabeth Anne Mould Williams; other married name Elizabeth Anne Mould Morgan], Lady de Sodington Blount (1850–1935), pamphlet writer and social activist  

Caroline Zilboorg

Blount, Elizabeth Anne Mould de Sodington [née Elizabeth Anne Mould Williams; other married name Elizabeth Anne Mould Morgan], Lady de Sodington Blount (1850–1935), pamphlet writer and social activist, was born on 7 May 1850 at 82 Upper Stamford Street near Waterloo, Lambeth, London...

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Chidley, Katherine (fl. 1616–1653), religious controversialist and Leveller  

Ian J. Gentles

Chidley, Katherine (fl. 1616–1653), religious controversialist and Leveller, was of unknown origins and background. By 1616 she was married to Daniel Chidley (fl. 1616–1649), a tailor of Shrewsbury, Shropshire, and in the same year gave birth to their first child, Samuel Chidley...

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Crowley, Thomas [pseud. Amor Patriae] (c. 1713–1787), religious controversialist and political writer  

Neil L. York

Crowley, Thomas [pseud. Amor Patriae] (c. 1713–1787), religious controversialist and political writer, of whose date and place of birth details are unknown, appears to have been connected to those Crowleys who pioneered the iron industry of the west midlands. In any event he turned up in ...

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Fisher, Edward (b. 1611/12, d. in or after 1656), political and religious controversialist  

Stephen Wright

Fisher, Edward (b. 1611/12, d. in or after 1656), political and religious controversialist, was the eldest son of Sir Edward Fisher (d. 1654), knight, of Mickleton, Gloucestershire, and his wife, Maria (d. 1642), daughter of Sir Thomas Challoner. On 25 August 1627, aged fifteen, he was admitted to ...

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Montagu, Lord Robert (1825–1902), politician and religious controversialist  

G. Le G. Norgate

revised by H. C. G. Matthew

Montagu, Lord Robert (1825–1902), politician and religious controversialist, born at Melchbourne, Bedfordshire, on 24 January 1825, was the second son of George Montagu, sixth duke of Manchester (1799–1855), and his first wife, Millicent (1798–1848), daughter and heir of Brigadier-General Bernard Sparrow of Brampton Park, Huntingdonshire...

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Sedgwick, William (bap. 1609, d. 1663/4), religious and political controversialist  

Joyce Sampson

Sedgwick, William (bap. 1609, d. 1663/4), religious and political controversialist, was baptized at Woburn, Bedfordshire, on 17 August 1609, the son of William Sedgwick (d. 1632), gentleman, of London, and his wife, Elizabeth Howe. His brother was Robert Sedgwick (bap. 1613, d. 1656)...

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Williams, Griffith (1587/8–1672), bishop of Ossory and controversialist  

Vivienne Larminie

Williams, Griffith (1587/8–1672), bishop of Ossory and controversialist, was born in the township of Treflan near Caernarfon into a well-established family of freeholders; according to Sir John Wynn, his mother's ancestors were from Penmynydd, Anglesey. After private education at Caernarfon, on 15 June 1604, aged sixteen, he matriculated from ...