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Gatliff, James (1765–1831), army officer and Church of England clergyman, the son of James Gatliff of Manchester, a man of leisure, was born in Manchester on 21 December 1765. Educated at the Manchester grammar school until the age of eleven, and then at a succession of private schools, he was commissioned into the ...


Samuel Kem (1604–1670) by George Glover, 1638 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Kem, Samuel (1604–1670), Church of England clergyman and army officer, was born in London, the son of a cooper. Having matriculated at Oxford as a commoner of Magdalen Hall on 23 June 1621, he was elected to a demyship at Magdalen College in 1624, and graduated BA on 19 February 1625. He resigned his demyship in 1626 on being presented to a college living, and in 1628 became vicar of ...