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Hewitt [Hewytt, Hewett], John (bap. 1614, d. 1658), Church of England clergyman and royalist conspirator, was baptized at Eccles, Lancashire, on 4 September 1614, the fourth son of Thomas Hewett, clothworker, of Eccles. Educated at Bolton-le-Moors School and Pembroke College, Cambridge (where he matriculated sizar on 13 May 1633), ...


Peacham, Edmund (1553/4–1616), Church of England clergyman and traitor, was born in Barton, Northamptonshire. Nothing is known about his parents or early life. He matriculated at the age of twenty-one as a sizar at Christ's College, Cambridge, in June 1575. He was ordained deacon in ...


Francis Turner (1637–1700) by unknown artist, c. 1670 by permission of the Master and Fellows of St John's College, Cambridge


Turner, Francis (1637–1700), bishop of Ely, nonjuror, and Jacobite conspirator, was born on 23 August 1637, the eldest son of Thomas Turner (bap. 1592, d. 1672), chaplain to Charles I and dean of Canterbury, and his wife, Margaret (1607/8–1692), daughter of Charles's secretary of state, ...