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Bernard, Richard (bap. 1568, d. 1642)  

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Richard Bernard (bap. 1568, d. 1642) by Wenceslaus Hollar, pubd 1644 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Bernard, Richard (bap. 1568, d. 1642), Church of England clergyman and religious writer  

Richard L. Greaves

Bernard, Richard (bap. 1568, d. 1642), Church of England clergyman and religious writer, was baptized on 30 April 1568 at Epworth, Lincolnshire, the son of John Bernard (d. 1592) and his third wife, Anne Wright. Encouraged by Isabel and Frances Wray, two daughters of ...

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Clapham, Henoch (fl. 1585–1614), writer on theology and preacher  

Alexandra Walsham

Clapham, Henoch (fl. 1585–1614), writer on theology and preacher, appears to have been a native of the county of Lincolnshire. His parentage is unclear, though the dedications to some of his works suggest a connection with the gentry family with the same name from ...

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Everard, John (1584?–1640/41), preacher and religious controversialist  

Elizabeth Allen

Everard, John (1584?–1640/41), preacher and religious controversialist, has been identified as the John Everard born on 19 April 1584 and baptized the same day at St Peter's, Deene, Northamptonshire, the second child and eldest son of Christopher Everard (d. 1608), rector there, and his wife, ...

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Everard, John (1584?–1640/41)  

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John Everard (1584?–164041) by Thomas Cross, pubd 1659 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Alexander Leighton (c. 1570–1649) by Wenceslaus Hollar, c. 1641 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Leighton, Alexander (c. 1570–1649), religious controversialist  

Frances Condick

Leighton, Alexander (c. 1570–1649), religious controversialist, was probably born at Guildy, Monikie, near Dundee, the son of Duncan Leighton or Lichtoun; his mother is unknown. He was related to the Leightons of Usan and Ulyshaven, near Montrose, who held many important local offices. In 1587 he graduated MA at ...

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Robinson, John (1575/6?–1625), Church of England clergyman and separatist theologian  

Keith L. Sprunger

Robinson, John (1575/6?–1625), Church of England clergyman and separatist theologian, was born at Sturton, Nottinghamshire, the eldest of four children of John Robinson (c.1550–1614?), a prosperous yeoman farmer, and Ann Robinson (d. 1616/17). After a good primary education, on 9 April 1592 he was admitted as a sizar to ...