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Allin, John

Donna Bilak.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; History of Science and Technology. 1634 words.

Allin, John (1623–1683), nonconformist minister and alchemist, was born on 13 October 1623 in Wrentham, Suffolk, the son of the Revd John Allen, or Allin (c. 1596–1671), and his first wife,...

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Barlow, William

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 1091 words.

Barlow, William (1544–1625), Church of England clergyman and natural philosopher, was one of two sons and five daughters born to William Barlow (d. 1568), then bishop of St David's, and his...

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Barton, Richard

Eoin Magennis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Religious Studies. 671 words.

Barton, Richard (1706–1759), topographer and religious writer, was born in Painstown, co. Meath, Ireland, the third son of the Revd John Barton (fl. 1675–1735), dean of Ardagh, and Elinor...

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Beale, John

Patrick Woodland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 2588 words.

Beale, John (bap. 1608, d. 1683), Church of England clergyman and writer on agriculture and natural philosophy, was baptized at Yarkhill, Herefordshire, on 17 April 1608, the sixth and...

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Beaufort, Daniel Augustus

Toby Barnard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1451 words.

Beaufort, Daniel Augustus (1739–1821), Church of Ireland clergyman and cartographer, was the eldest son of the Revd Daniel Cornelius de Beaufort (1700–1788) and his wife, Esther Gougeon....

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Bennet, Abraham

Simon Schaffer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 918 words.

Bennet, Abraham (bap. 1749, d. 1799), Church of England clergyman and natural philosopher, was baptized in Taxal, Cheshire, on 20 December 1749, the son of Abraham Bennet, schoolmaster, of...

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Bentham, Edward

Nigel Aston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Education. 1257 words.

Bentham, Edward (1707–1776), university professor, fifth son of the Revd Samuel Bentham (c.1681–1733), a minor canon of Ely, and his wife, Philippa Willen (c.1681–1747), was born in the...

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Blomefield, Francis

David Stoker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 2324 words.

Blomefield, Francis (1705–1752), topographical historian and Church of England clergyman, was born on 23 July 1705 at Fersfield, Norfolk, the eldest son of Henry Blomefield (1680–1732) and...

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Brodie, Peter Bellinger

Margaret Green.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1031 words.

Brodie, Peter Bellinger (1815–1897), Church of England clergyman and geologist, was born on 27 January 1815 at 49 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, the first child of Peter Bellinger Brodie...

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Buckland, William

Neville Haile.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 2876 words.

Buckland, William (1784–1856), geologist and dean of Westminster, was born on 12 March 1784 at Axminster, Devon, the eldest son of Charles Buckland (1750–1828/9), rector of Templeton and...

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