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Allibond, John

Richard L. Greaves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 778 words.

Allibond, John (1596/7–1658), Church of England clergyman and satirist, was born at Chenies, Buckinghamshire, the son of Peter Allibond (1559/60–1629), rector of Chenies. He was a chorister...

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Brome, James

Anita McConnell and Vivienne Larminie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 549 words.

Brome, James (1651/2–1719), Church of England clergyman and travel writer, was born in Cambridge, the son of William Brome. He was educated at Newark School until 1663, then at King Edward...

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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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Clubbe, John

Peter Virgin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 509 words.

Clubbe, John (c. 1703–1773), satirist and Church of England clergyman, was one of the sons of the Revd George Clubbe (d. 1711), rector of Whatfield, Suffolk. Clubbe entered King's College,...

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Collier, Price

Olive Hoogenboom.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1401 words.

Collier, Price (25 May 1860–03 November 1913), writer and minister, was born Hiram Price Collier in Davenport, Iowa, the son of Robert Laird Collier, a Unitarian clergyman who collected...

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Forrester, Thomas

David Stevenson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 586 words.

Forrester, Thomas (c. 1588–1642), Church of Scotland minister and satirist, is of unknown parentage. He graduated MA at the University of St Andrews on 22 July 1608, but nothing is known of...

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Fraser, James

David Worthington.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; World History. 1407 words.

Fraser, James (1634–1709), Scottish Episcopal clergyman and traveller, was, according to his own account, born on 1 January 1634, almost certainly in Kirkhill, 7 miles to the west of...

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Hale, Edward Everett

Francis J. Bosha.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Journalism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1786 words.

Hale, Edward Everett (03 April 1822–10 June 1909), author, reformer, and Unitarian minister, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Nathan Hale, a journalist, and Sarah Preston...

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Hall, Joseph

Richard A. McCabe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Literature; Humour; Religious Studies. 4645 words.

Hall, Joseph (1574–1656), bishop of Norwich, religious writer, and satirist, was born on 1 July 1574 at Bristow Park, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, the son of John Hall (d. 1608) and his wife,...

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Lancaster, Nathaniel

Philip Carter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 504 words.

Lancaster, Nathaniel (b. in or after 1700, d. 1775), Church of England clergyman and satirist, was born in Cheshire, though further details of his parentage and childhood are unknown. The...

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