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Barnewall, Robert, styled twelfth Baron Trimleston (c. 1704–1779), landowner and Roman Catholic activist

Gerard O'Brien.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1076 words.

Barnewall, Robert, styled twelfth Baron Trimleston (c. 1704–1779), landowner and Roman Catholic activist, was the eldest son of John Barnewall, styled eleventh Baron Trimleston (1672–1746),...

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Bertie, Richard (1517–1582), landowner and religious evangelical

Susan Wabuda.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; History; History of Agriculture; Religion; Agriculture and Farming. 858 words.

Bertie, Richard (1517–1582), landowner and religious evangelical, was the eldest son of Thomas Bertie (d. 1555), of Bearsted, Kent, and his wife, a member of the Say family of Shropshire....

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Blackstone, William

Paul F. Eno.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Agriculture and Farming; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 960 words.

Blackstone, William (05 March 1595–26 May 1675), Anglican clergyman, horticulturist, and first European settler in what is now Rhode Island, was born in Whickham, Durham, England, the son...

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Carleton, George (1529–1590), landowner and puritan

Patrick Collinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Religion; Agriculture and Farming; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 745 words.

Carleton, George (1529–1590), landowner and puritan, was the second son of John Carleton of Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, and Brightwell Baldwin, Oxfordshire, and his wife, Joyce, daughter of...

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Copley, Thomas (1532–1584), landowner and Roman Catholic exile

Michael A. R. Graves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1387 words.

Copley, Thomas (1532–1584), landowner and Roman Catholic exile, was born between February and May 1532, eldest son of Sir Roger Copley (d. 1549), landowner and member of the Mercers'...

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Estaugh [née Haddon], Elizabeth (1680–1762), Quaker leader and colonial landowner

David Sox.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Agriculture and Farming; World History. 856 words.

Estaugh [née Haddon], Elizabeth (1680–1762), Quaker leader and colonial landowner, was born on 5 July 1680 in Bermondsey, Surrey, the second daughter and third child of John Haddon...

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Gordon, William, of Earlston (1614–1679), landowner and covenanter

Vaughan T. Wells.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; History; History of Agriculture; Religion; Agriculture and Farming. 970 words.

Gordon, William, of Earlston (1614–1679), landowner and covenanter, born in Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire, was the second son of Alexander Gordon of Earlston (1587–1654), justice of the peace,...

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Henson, Josiah (1789–1883), escaped slave, slavery abolitionist, and Methodist minister

Sharon A. Roger Hepburn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Agriculture and Farming; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 977 words.

Henson, Josiah (1789–1883), escaped slave, slavery abolitionist, and Methodist minister, was born on 15 June 1789 in Charles county, Maryland, USA, one of six children of slave parents. He...

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Penn, William

Jean R. Soderlund.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Agriculture and Farming. 2973 words.

Penn, William (14 October 1644–30 July 1718), founder of Pennsylvania and eminent English Quaker, was born in London, England, the son of Sir William Penn, an admiral, and Margaret Jasper...

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Tresham, Sir Thomas (c. 1500–1559), landowner and prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in England

P. R. N. Carter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Agriculture and Farming. 1337 words.

Tresham, Sir Thomas (c. 1500–1559), landowner and prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in England, was the only son of John Tresham (d. 1521) of Rushton Hall, Northamptonshire....

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