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In moral theology, relationship created by marriage. It is held to form an impediment to subsequent marriage between one party and certain blood relations of the other. In the C of E the...

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Atterbury, Francis

D. W. Hayton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; UK Politics; British History; Political History. 6392 words.

Atterbury, Francis (1663–1732), bishop of Rochester, politician, and Jacobite conspirator, was born on 6 March 1663 at Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, the younger son of Lewis Atterbury...

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Bailey, Derrick Sherwin

Matthew Grimley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1099 words.

Bailey, Derrick Sherwin (1910–1984), Church of England priest and sexual ethicist, was born at Moors, Alcester, Warwickshire, on 30 June 1910, the son of William Thomas Bailey, railway...

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Balfour, John, of Kinloch

Alison G. Muir.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Religion. 518 words.

Balfour, John, of Kinloch (fl. 1663–1683), covenanter, was the son of John Balfour (d. c.1652), portioner of Kinloch, in the parish of Collessie, and his wife, Grissel Hay (d. c.1653)....

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Barber, John

Gerald Bray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 714 words.

Barber, John (c. 1500–1549), clergyman and civil lawyer, is of obscure origins. He was a fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, from 1528 to 1538, having graduated as a bachelor of canon law...

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Barre, Richard

J. M. Rigg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 657 words.

Barre, Richard (b. c. 1130, d. in or after 1202), ecclesiastic and justice, was related to the Sifrewasts, Berkshire knights who also held land at their ancestral centre,...

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Bassingbourn, Humphrey of

Nicholas Vincent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 418 words.

Bassingbourn, Humphrey of (d. 1238x41), ecclesiastic and justice, was a native of Bassingbourn in Cambridgeshire, related to the local lords of the manor, including Warin of Bassingbourn, a...

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Bayeux, Osbert de

Janet Burton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 953 words.

Bayeux, Osbert de (fl. 1120–1184), ecclesiastic and suspected murderer, was a nephew of Archbishop Thurstan of York (d. 1140). An archdeacon named Osbert occurs in the 1120s; if this was...

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Bellasis, Anthony

C. S. Knighton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1019 words.

Bellasis, Anthony (d. 1552), clergyman and civilian, was the second son of Thomas Bellasis of Henknowle, co. Durham, and Margaret, née Thirkell. He was thus a member of a prominent border...

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Bellasis, Edward

H. C. G. Matthew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1072 words.

Bellasis, Edward (1800–1873), serjeant-at-law and Roman Catholic convert, the only son of the Revd George Bellasis of Queen's College, Oxford, rector of Yattendon and vicar of Basilden and...

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