1-20 of 36 Results  for:

  • historian (general) x
  • Religion and belief x
  • Christian: Anglican - clergy x
Clear all

Article

Bedford, Thomas (1707–1773), nonjuring Church of England clergyman and historian, was the second son of Hilkiah Bedford (1663–1724), nonjuring Church of England clergyman, and his wife, Alice (1667–1728), daughter of William Cooper. He was born in Westminster, where his father kept a boarding-house for the scholars of ...

Article

Copeland, William John (1804–1885), historian and Church of England clergyman, was born at Chigwell, Essex, on 1 September 1804, the elder son of William Copeland, a surgeon. He entered St Paul's School, London, in 1815 and Trinity College, Oxford, in 1824, where he held a scholarship but was prevented by ill health from entering for honours and, like ...

Article

Coxe, William (1748–1828), historian and Church of England clergyman, was born on 6 March 1748 in Dover Street, Piccadilly, London, the eldest son of William Coxe (c.1710–1760), physician to the king's household, and his wife, Martha, daughter of Paul D'Aranda. His younger brother was the writer and poet ...

Article

Cramer, John Antony (1793–1848), dean of Carlisle and historian, was born at Mittoden, Switzerland, the son of John Antony Cramer and his wife, Henrietta Courtet. He was a king's scholar at Westminster School from 1807 until 1811, when he was elected to a studentship at ...

Article

D'Auvergne, Edward (1665–1737), historian and army chaplain, belonged to the ancient D'Auvergne family of St Ouen, on the island of Jersey. He was the third son of Philip D'Auvergne (d. 1690) and Madeleine le Maistre (d. c.1712). At his baptism on 17 February 1665 he was presented by ...

Article

Dimock, James Francis (1810–1876), Church of England clergyman and historian, second son in the family of three sons and five daughters of John Giles Dimock (1773–1858), rector of Uppingham, Rutland, and his wife, Sarah (1781/2–1851), daughter of William Humphries of Baldock, Hertfordshire, was born at ...

Article

Falle, Philip (1656–1742), historian and Church of England clergyman, was born in St Saviour, Jersey, the son of Thomas Falle (1629–1673), farmer, centenier or parish constable of St Saviour from 1658 to 1660, and his wife, Marie Dumaresq (d. before 1670). The eldest of four surviving brothers and half-brothers and two sisters descended from an old ...

Article

Farrar, Adam Storey (1826–1905), Church of England clergyman and historian, was born in London on 20 April 1826, the son of Abraham Eccles Farrar, president of the Wesleyan Methodist conference, and his second wife, Elizabeth née Storey, of whom little is known. Educated at the ...

Image

Vivian Hubert Howard Green (1915–2005) by unknown photographer reproduced by kind permission of the Rector and Fellows of Lincoln College, Oxford

Article

Green, Vivian Hubert Howard (1915–2005), Church of England clergyman, historian, and college head, was born on 18 November 1915 at 101 Thurlby Road, Wembley, Middlesex, the only child of Hubert James Green, law stationer's clerk, and son of a Hampstead master tailor, and his wife, ...

Article

Hanmer, Meredith (1543–1604), Church of England and Church of Ireland clergyman and historian, was born at Porkington, Shropshire, the son of Thomas, commonly called Ginta, Hanmer and his wife. He was educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, where he obtained a chaplaincy in 1567, and graduated BA in 1568, MA in 1572, BTh in 1581 (as a nobleman's chaplain), and DTh in 1582....

Image

Peter Heylyn (1599–1662) by Robert White, pubd 1681 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Heylyn, Peter (1599–1662), Church of England clergyman and historian, was born in Burford, Oxfordshire, on 29 November 1599, the second son of Henry Heylyn (d. 1622), a minor country gentleman, and his wife, Elizabeth Clampard (d. 1616). He was educated at ...

Article

Hutton, William Holden (1860–1930), dean of Winchester and historian, was born at Gate Burton, Lincolnshire, on 24 May 1860, the younger son of the Revd George Hutton, rector of Gate Burton, and his wife, Caroline, daughter of Robert Holden, of Nuttall Temple, Nottinghamshire...

Article

Jenkins, Claude (1877–1959), historian and Church of England clergyman, claimed to have been born on 26 May 1877 (his birth certificate counter-claimed 24 May) in Handsworth, Staffordshire, the eldest son of Oswald Jenkins, cashier and later land agent, and his wife, Sarah, daughter of ...

Article

Leland, Thomas (1722–1785), historian and Church of Ireland clergyman, was born in Dublin, and after education at Thomas Sheridan's school there he entered Trinity College, Dublin, as a pensioner in 1737. He graduated BA (1742) and MA (1745), and was elected a fellow in 1746. In 1754, with his childhood friend ...

Image

William Dunn Macray (1826–1916) by Henry Scott Tuke, in or before 1910 © Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Article

Macray, William Dunn (1826–1916), librarian, historian, and Church of England clergyman, was born on 7 July 1826 in St Pancras, London, the third son of John Macray (1796–1878) and his wife, Ann Downs. He was educated at Magdalen College School, Oxford, and matriculated at ...

Article

Mayo, Charles (1750–1829), historian and Church of England clergyman, was born on 7 December 1750 at Beechingstoke, Wiltshire, the son of the Revd John Mayo, rector of Beechingstoke and vicar of Wilcot, and grandson of the Revd John Mayo, vicar of Avebury, brother of ...

Article

McManners, John [Jack] (1916–2006), historian and Church of England clergyman, was born on 25 December 1916 at 14 Lanark Terrace, Ferryhill, co. Durham, the eldest of three sons of Joseph (Joe) McManners, a miner, and his wife, Annie, née Marshall, a schoolteacher. He grew up in an Anglican vicarage after his father was ordained, and was educated at the ...