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Field, Thomas (1549–1625), Jesuit and explorer

Fergus O'Donoghue.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; World History; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas. 494 words.

Field, Thomas (1549–1625), Jesuit and explorer, was born in Limerick, son of a medical doctor, William Field, and his wife, Jenet Creah; his family was of Anglo-Norman descent. He studied...

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Fisher, Osmond (1817–1914), Church of England clergyman and geologist

Richard Wilding.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Geology and the Lithosphere. 792 words.

Fisher, Osmond (1817–1914), Church of England clergyman and geologist, was born at the vicarage, Osmington, Dorset, on 17 November 1817. His father, John Fisher (1788–1832), was archdeacon...

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Fleming, (William) Launcelot Scott (1906–1990), geologist and bishop of Norwich

Giles Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Geology and the Lithosphere. 962 words.

Fleming, (William) Launcelot Scott (1906–1990), geologist and bishop of Norwich, was born on 7 August 1906 in Edinburgh, the youngest of four sons (the second of whom died at the age of...

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Gregor, William (1761–1817), mineralogist and Church of England clergyman

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 757 words.

Gregor, William (1761–1817), mineralogist and Church of England clergyman, was born on 25 December 1761 at Trewarthenick, Cornelly, Cornwall, the younger son of Francis Gregor, a military...

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Hall, Peter (1803–1849), Church of England clergyman and topographer

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 463 words.

Hall, Peter (1803–1849), Church of England clergyman and topographer, was born on 31 December 1803, the third son of James Hall of St George's, Bloomsbury, London. At the age of thirteen he...

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Headrick, James (bap. 1759, d. 1841), Church of Scotland minister, agronomist, and geologist

J. H. Burns.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Geology and the Lithosphere; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1252 words.

Headrick, James (bap. 1759, d. 1841), Church of Scotland minister, agronomist, and geologist, was baptized in the Stirlingshire parish of Logie on 25 March 1759, second of eight children of...

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Hill, John Harwood (1809–1886), Church of England clergyman and topographer

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 493 words.

Hill, John Harwood (1809–1886), Church of England clergyman and topographer, son of Robert Hill of Lincoln and Leamington, and his wife, Mary, was born at Louth, Lincolnshire, and baptized...

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Holder, William (1615/16–1698), Church of England clergyman and natural philosopher

Robert Poole.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 1573 words.

Holder, William (1615/16–1698), Church of England clergyman and natural philosopher, was born in Southwell, Nottinghamshire, the third son of Clement Holder (d. 1638), prebendary of...

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Hunter, Robert (1823–1897), Free Church of Scotland missionary, geologist, and lexicographer

T. B. Johnstone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religion and Education; Geology and the Lithosphere. 625 words.

Hunter, Robert (1823–1897), Free Church of Scotland missionary, geologist, and lexicographer, was born at Newburgh, Fife, on 3 September 1823, son of John Hunter, a clerk of the Inland...

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Laughton, Richard (bap. 1670, d. 1723), Church of England clergyman and natural philosopher

John Gascoigne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 835 words.

Laughton, Richard (bap. 1670, d. 1723), Church of England clergyman and natural philosopher, was baptized at St Andrew's, Holborn, London, on 19 February 1670, the son of William Laughton...

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