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Beckwith, John Charles

H. M. Stephens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Religion and Education. 794 words.

Beckwith, John Charles (1789–1862), army officer and missionary, was born at Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 2 October 1789. He was the grandson of Major-General John Beckwith, and nephew of the...

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Bennett, Robert

John Morrill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Religion. 1494 words.

Bennett, Robert (1605–1683), parliamentarian army officer and religious radical, was born in Hexworthy, Lawhitton, Cornwall, the eldest son of Richard Bennett esquire and his wife, Mary,...

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Capers, Ellison

Edward G. Longacre.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1295 words.

Capers, Ellison (14 October 1837–22 April 1908), Confederate soldier and Episcopal clergyman, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of William Capers, a Methodist bishop, and...

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Cavalier, Jean

Francis Espinasse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1585 words.

Cavalier, Jean (1681–1740), army officer and leader of the Camisard rising in France, was born on 28 November 1681 at Mas Roux, Ribaute, near Anduze, Languedoc, subsequently in the...

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Chillenden, Edmund

P. R. S. Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 944 words.

Chillenden, Edmund (fl. 1631–1678), parliamentarian army officer and General Baptist leader, was the son of William Chillenden, yeoman, of Faversham, Kent. His father had died by the time...

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Coppock, Thomas

Christoph v. Ehrenstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 505 words.

Coppock, Thomas (bap. 1719, d. 1746), Jacobite chaplain, was born in Old Millgate, Manchester, and baptized on 13 December 1719. He was the third of four children of John Coppock, a tailor,...

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Gatliff, James

Richard Sharp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 543 words.

Gatliff, James (1765–1831), army officer and Church of England clergyman, the son of James Gatliff of Manchester, a man of leisure, was born in Manchester on 21 December 1765. Educated at...

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Graham [Grimes], Robert [name in religion Alexis]

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 336 words.

Graham [Grimes], Robert [name in religion Alexis] (d. 1701), army officer and Trappist monk, was the second son of a certain ‘Colonel’ William Grimes, a cousin of the earl of Montrose, who...

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Greville, Robert, second Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court

Ann Hughes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Religious Studies. 3301 words.

Greville, Robert, second Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court (1607–1643), parliamentarian army officer and religious writer, was born in May 1607, the son of Fulke Greville (1575–1632) of...

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Higginson, Thomas Wentworth

Tilden G. Edelstein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 2073 words.

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth (22 December 1823–09 May 1911), minister, reformer, soldier, and author, was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of Stephen Higginson, Jr., a Boston...

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