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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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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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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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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)...