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Hale, John

Tricia R. Peone.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 1123 words.

Hale, John (03 June 1636–15 May 1700), Congregational minister, author, and participant in the Salem witch trials, was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts, to Robert Hale and Joanna Cutter....

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Taylor, Edward

Jeffrey A. Hammond.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 1825 words.

Taylor, Edward (1642?–24 June 1729), poet and minister, was born in Sketchley, Leicestershire, England, the son of William Taylor, a farmer. His mother’s name is unknown. Born into a family...

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Wigglesworth, Edward

Christopher Goodson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 1112 words.

Wigglesworth, Edward (1693–16 January 1765), educator and theologian, was born in Malden, Massachusetts, the son of Michael Wigglesworth, a minister, physician, and Puritan poet, and Sybil...

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Wigglesworth, Michael

Raymond A. Craig.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 1210 words.

Wigglesworth, Michael (18 October 1631–10 June 1705), Puritan minister and poet, was born in Yorkshire, England, the son of Edward Wigglesworth, a tradesman, and Esther (or Hester, maiden...

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