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date: 25 February 2020

Pierce [Pearse], Edwardlocked

(1630/31–1694)
  • Leonard W. Cowie

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Pierce [Pearse], Edward (1630/31–1694), Church of England clergyman, was born in Wales; the names of his parents are as yet unknown. He joined the predominantly Welsh membership of Jesus College, Oxford, where he matriculated on 7 December 1650, graduating BA on 10 March 1655 and proceeding MA on 25 June 1657. He received Anglican ordination when he was ordained priest by ...

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