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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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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 ...