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Bateman, Isabel Emilie

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 4 words.

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Bellew [formerly Higgin], John Chippendale Montesquieu

Rosemary Mitchell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 882 words.

Bellew [formerly Higgin], John Chippendale Montesquieu (1823–1874), popular preacher and public reader, was born at Lancaster on 3 August 1823. He was the only child of an infantry officer,...

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Collier, Jeremy

Eric Salmon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 5433 words.

Collier, Jeremy (1650–1726), anti-theatrical polemicist and bishop of the nonjuring Church of England, was born on 23 September 1650 at Stow-cum-Quy, Cambridgeshire, son of Jeremy Collier,...

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Davidson, Harold Francis

Robert Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Performing Arts. 1526 words.

Davidson, Harold Francis (1875–1937), Church of England clergyman and circus performer, was born on 14 July 1875 at Sholing House in the suburbs of Southampton, the son of the Revd Francis...

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Frowde, James Henry

John M. Turner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religion. 670 words.

Frowde, James Henry (1831–1899), clown and evangelical preacher, was born on 17 April 1831 at Portsea, Hampshire, the first son of James Frowde (1800–1850) and his first wife, Georgiana...

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Genest, John

Joseph Knight.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 289 words.

Genest, John (1764–1839), theatre historian and Church of England clergyman, was the second son of John Genest of Dunkeswell, Devon. He was educated at Westminster School, London, was...

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Gosson, Stephen

Arthur F. Kinney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1700 words.

Gosson, Stephen (bap. 1554, d. 1625), anti-theatrical polemicist and Church of England clergyman, was baptized as the eldest son and second child of Cornelius Gosson and Agnes Oxenbridge on...

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Henri Ghéon

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Theatre.

(1875–1944),

French Catholic writer. He tried to build up a Christian theatre, producing his own plays and working with a company of young RCs which he founded in 1924. Many of...

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Vincent, Charles

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education. 3 words.

See Vincent, Richard

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