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Allin, John (1623–1683), nonconformist minister and alchemist

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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Ayton, William Alexander (1816–1909), Church of England clergyman and alchemist

R. A. Gilbert.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; History of Science and Technology. 478 words.

Ayton, William Alexander (1816–1909), Church of England clergyman and alchemist, was born on 28 April 1816 in the Bloomsbury district of London, the son of William Capon Ayton. He was...

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Blomfild [Blomefield], William (fl. 1529–1574), alchemist and priest

Lawrence M. Principe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; History of Science and Technology. 446 words.

Blomfild [Blomefield], William (fl. 1529–1574), alchemist and priest, was born in Bury St Edmunds. He was a Benedictine monk and priest at Bury in his youth. In 1529 he was questioned at...

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Bollard, Nicholas (fl. 1427), Dominican friar and writer on botany

Sidney Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; History of Science and Technology. 147 words.

Bollard, Nicholas (fl. 1427), Dominican friar and writer on botany, was assigned by a provincial chapter after 1427 to Oxford convent as a friar ministerialis. He was the author of a work...

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Buckminster [Buckmaster], Thomas (1531/2–1599), Church of England clergyman and almanac writer

Joseph Gross.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; History of Science and Technology; Literature; Publishing. 201 words.

Buckminster [Buckmaster], Thomas (1531/2–1599), Church of England clergyman and almanac writer, was vicar of Twickenham from 1562 to 1563, then rector at All Hallows-the-Great, London,...

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Gamble, John (1761/2–1811), Church of England clergyman and writer on telegraphy

James Burnley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; History of Science and Technology; Information and Communication Technologies. 229 words.

Gamble, John (1761/2–1811), Church of England clergyman and writer on telegraphy, was born at Bungay, Suffolk, the son of Dixon Gamble, wool dealer. He was admitted to Pembroke College,...

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Hales, William (1747–1831), Church of Ireland clergyman and scientific writer

W. W. Wroth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 516 words.

Hales, William (1747–1831), Church of Ireland clergyman and scientific writer, born on 8 April 1747, was the son of Samuel Hales, who was for many years curate and preacher at the cathedral...

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Keogh, John (1680/81–1754), Church of Ireland clergyman and author of scientific and medical tracts

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Medicine and Health; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 3 words.

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Miles, Henry (1698–1763), dissenting minister and writer on science

Alan Ruston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; History of Science and Technology. 635 words.

Miles, Henry (1698–1763), dissenting minister and writer on science, was born at Stroud, Gloucestershire, on 2 June 1698. Nothing is known of his parentage and early life except that his...

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