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Badcock, Samuel (1747–1788), theologian and writer on literature  

W. P. Courtney

revised by Antonia Forster

Badcock, Samuel (1747–1788), theologian and writer on literature, was born at South Molton, Devon, on 23 February 1747, the son of a butcher. His mother's maiden name was Plake. His parents were dissenters and he was educated at a dissenting academy at Ottery St Mary...

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Elton, Sir Charles Abraham, sixth baronet (1778–1853), poet and theologian  

R. K. Webb

Elton, Sir Charles Abraham, sixth baronet (1778–1853), poet and theologian, was born in Bristol on 31 October 1778, the eldest of three sons of the Revd Sir Abraham Elton (1755–1842), fifth baronet and heir to a large Bristol mercantile fortune, and his first wife, ...

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Hutton, Richard Holt (1826–1897)  

Maker: Frederick Hollyer

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Richard Holt Hutton (1826–1897) by Frederick Hollyer © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Hutton, Richard Holt (1826–1897), journalist and theologian  

Harold Orel

Hutton, Richard Holt (1826–1897), journalist and theologian, was born at Leeds on 2 June 1826. He was the son of Joseph Hutton (1790–1860), a Unitarian minister, first at Mill Hall Chapel, Leeds, and later (from 1835) at Carter Lane, London, and his wife, ...

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Ludlam, Thomas (1727–1811), theologian and essayist  

John Gascoigne

Ludlam, Thomas (1727–1811), theologian and essayist, born in Leicester and baptized at St Mary's on 3 March 1727, was the youngest son of Richard Ludlam (1680–1728), physician, and brother of William Ludlam (bap. 1717, d. 1788), mathematician and writer on theology. After being educated at ...

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Lushington, Thomas (1590–1661), author and theologian  

H. J. McLachlan

Lushington, Thomas (1590–1661), author and theologian, was born at Sandwich, Kent, and baptized at Hawkinge, near Folkestone, on 2 September 1590, one of four children of Ingram Lushington (Lussyngtoun) and his wife, Agnes. He matriculated at Broadgates Hall, Oxford, on 15 March 1607, and graduated BA in 1616 from ...

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More, Henry (1614–1687), philosopher, poet, and theologian  

Sarah Hutton

More, Henry (1614–1687), philosopher, poet, and theologian, was born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, on 12 October 1614, the youngest of the seven sons of Alexander More, sometime alderman and mayor (1617) of Grantham, and his wife, Anne (née Lacy). He attended Grantham grammar school...

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More, Henry (1614–1687)  

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Henry More (1614–1687) by William Faithorne the elder, pubd 1675 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Mozley, James Bowling (1813–1878), theologian and journalist  

S. A. Skinner

Mozley, James Bowling (1813–1878), theologian and journalist, was born on 15 September 1813 at Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, the eighth of eleven children and fifth son of Henry Mozley (1773–1845), bookseller, printer, and publisher, and his wife, Jane (1783–1867). Among James's elder siblings were Thomas Mozley...

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Nicholson, Samuel (fl. 1597?–1602), poet and divine  

Elizabeth Goldring

Nicholson, Samuel (fl. 1597?–1602), poet and divine, was most likely the Samuel Nicholson of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, who graduated BA in 1597–8. He took orders, and described himself on the title-page of his 1602 devotional treatise, Gods New-Yeeres Gift Sent unto England...

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Thirlby, Styan (bap. 1691, d. 1753), textual critic and theologian  

Peter Seary

Thirlby, Styan (bap. 1691, d. 1753), textual critic and theologian, was baptized on 7 January 1691 at St Margaret's, Leicester, the son of Thomas Thirlby (d. 1701), vicar of St Margaret's, Leicester, and his wife, Mary (1663–1723), eldest daughter of Henry Styan...

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Tyler, Thomas (1822–1902), theological and literary scholar  

W. B. Owen

revised by Donald Hawes

Tyler, Thomas (1822–1902), theological and literary scholar, was born in St Pancras, London on 26 November 1822, and was baptized at St Pancras on 19 January 1823, the son of Thomas Tyler (1772-1858), stationer, and his wife Mary (1787/8-1866). He was employed in his father's business, but he matriculated at ...

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Williams, Charles Walter Stansby (1886–1945), writer on literature and theology  

Walter Hooper

Williams, Charles Walter Stansby (1886–1945), writer on literature and theology, was born on 20 September 1886 at 3 Spencer Road, Holloway, London, the surviving member of twins born to Richard Walter Stansby Williams (1848–1929), clerk, and his wife, Mary Wall (1856–1948), daughter of ...

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Williams, Isaac (1802–1865)  

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Isaac Williams (1802–1865) by William Harold Cubley, c. 1859 The President and Fellows of Trinity College, Oxford

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Williams, Isaac (1802–1865), poet and theologian  

S. A. Skinner

Williams, Isaac (1802–1865), poet and theologian, was born on 19 December 1802 and baptized on 27 December 1802 at Cwmcynfelyn, an estate overlooking the village of Llangorwen, near Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, the third son, among four sons and one daughter, of Isaac Lloyd Williams (1771–1846)...