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date: 17 February 2020

Paley, Williamlocked

(1743–1805)
  • James E. Crimmins

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Paley, William (1743–1805), theologian and moralist, was born in July 1743 in Peterborough and baptized on 30 August in Peterborough Cathedral, the only son and eldest of four children of William Paley (1711–1799) and Elizabeth Clapham (1713?–1796), both of Giggleswick in the West Riding of Yorkshire...

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