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Bedford, Arthur

Scott Mandelbrote.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1640 words.

Bedford, Arthur (bap. 1668, d. 1745), Church of England clergyman and moral reformer, was baptized on 8 September 1668 at Tiddenham, Gloucestershire, the son of Richard Bedford, who was...

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Blount, Edward

H. J. Spencer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 780 words.

Blount, Edward (1769–1843), campaigner for Roman Catholic civil rights, was born on 18 July 1769, the second of the three children of Sir Walter Blount, sixth baronet (d. 1785), of...

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Blount, Elizabeth Anne Mould de Sodington [née Elizabeth Anne Mould Williams; other married name Elizabeth Anne Mould Morgan], Lady de Sodington Blount

Caroline Zilboorg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Politics; Religion; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 687 words.

Blount, Elizabeth Anne Mould de Sodington [née Elizabeth Anne Mould Williams; other married name Elizabeth Anne Mould Morgan], Lady de Sodington Blount (1850–1935), pamphlet writer and...

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Brooks, Walter Henderson

Adam Biggs.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1287 words.

Brooks, Walter Henderson (30 August 1851–06 July 1945), clergyman, temperance leader, and poet, was born in Richmond, Virginia, the son of Albert Royal Brooks and Lucy Goode, slaves....

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Burnet, Gilbert

James Moore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Religious Studies. 1009 words.

Burnet, Gilbert (1690–1726), writer on religious and moral subjects, was born in Salisbury on 15 November 1690, the second son of Gilbert Burnet, bishop of Salisbury (1643–1715) and his...

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Cannon, James, Jr.

Michael R. McCoy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 998 words.

Cannon, James, Jr. (13 November 1864–06 September 1944), southern Methodist bishop and temperance crusader, was born in Salisbury, Maryland, the son of James Cannon and Lydia Robertson...

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Chunchie, Kamal Athon

Rozina Visram.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 974 words.

Chunchie, Kamal Athon (1886–1953), Methodist minister and race relations worker, was born on 4 June 1886 in Kandy, Ceylon, the eldest of nine children (five sons and four daughters) of...

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Comstock, Elizabeth Leslie Rous Wright

Thomas D. Hamm.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Society and Culture; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 885 words.

Comstock, Elizabeth Leslie Rous Wright (30 October 1815–03 August 1891), Quaker minister and reformer, was born in Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, the daughter of William Rous, a...

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Cowherd, William

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 707 words.

Cowherd, William (1763–1816), a founder of the Bible Christians (Cowherdites) and vegetarian, was born in Carnforth, Lancashire. Little is known of his early life, although his parents were...

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Deverell, Mary

Anne Stott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Religious Studies. 842 words.

Deverell, Mary (d. 1805), moral and religious writer, was born probably at Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire. She described herself as 'a person of obscure and undistinguished rank'...

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