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Beauclerk, James

William Marshall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 827 words.

Beauclerk, James (1709–1787), bishop of Hereford, was born at Windsor, the seventh surviving son of Charles Beauclerk, first duke of St Albans (1670–1726), illegitimate offspring of Charles...

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Castillo, John

W. E. A. Axon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 394 words.

Castillo, John (1792–1845), stonemason, poet, and preacher, was born at Rathfarnham, near Dublin. When he was two or three years old his parents, who were Roman Catholics, emigrated to...

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Ferris, Benjamin

H. Larry Ingle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 950 words.

Ferris, Benjamin (07 August 1780–09 November 1867), surveyor and Quaker leader, was born in Wilmington, Delaware, the son of Ziba Ferris, a cabinetmaker, and Edith Sharpless. Part of an...

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McCoy, Isaac

Yasuhide Kawashima.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Architecture; Native American History; World History; Religion and Education. 1339 words.

McCoy, Isaac (13 June 1784–21 June 1846), Baptist missionary, surveyor, and U.S. Indian agent, was born near Uniontown, Pennsylvania, the son of William McCoy, a clergyman. His mother’s...

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Owen, Nicholas [St Nicholas Owen, called Little John, Little Michael]

Michael Hodgetts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Architecture; Christianity; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 653 words.

Owen, Nicholas [St Nicholas Owen, called Little John, Little Michael] (d. 1606), carpenter and Jesuit lay brother, was born in Oxford, probably in St Peter le Bailey. On 2 February he was...

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Webb, Benjamin

Clement C. J. Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Architecture; Art Education. 958 words.

Webb, Benjamin (1819–1885), ecclesiologist and Church of England clergyman, was born on 28 November 1819, at Addle Hill, Doctors' Commons, London, the eldest son of Benjamin Webb (d. 1870),...

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