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Barrow, Isaac

Mordechai Feingold.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Theology. 3832 words.

Barrow, Isaac (1630–1677), mathematician and theologian, was born in London in October 1630, the son of Thomas Barrow, from a Cambridgeshire family, and his wife, Anne Buggin. Following the...

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Budge, Edward

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theology; Geology and the Lithosphere. 388 words.

Budge, Edward (1799–1865), theological writer and geologist, was born at Plympton, Devon, and baptized there on 26 December 1799, the son of John Budge and his wife, Grace. He was educated...

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Catcott, Alexander

J. S. Chamberlain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theology; Geology and the Lithosphere. 760 words.

Catcott, Alexander (1725–1779), geologist and theologian, was born at Bristol on 2 November 1725, the eldest son of the Revd Alexander Stopford Catcott (1692–1749), theologian and...

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Clerke, Gilbert

Scott Mandelbrote.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Theology. 1002 words.

Clerke, Gilbert (bap. 1626, d. c. 1697), mathematician and theologian, was born at Uppingham, Rutland, and baptized there on 19 March 1626. He was a son of John Clerke,...

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Cradocke, Edward

Robert M. Schuler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theology; History of Science and Technology. 830 words.

Cradocke, Edward (fl. 1552–1594), theologian and alchemist, was born in Staffordshire but spent most of his life at Oxford. Having matriculated at Christ Church in 1552 at the age of...

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Dúngal

David Ganz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Theology. 1248 words.

Dúngal (fl. c. 800–827), astronomer and theologian, went to Francia c.800, taught at Pavia, and died as a monk, probably at Bobbio. His presence in Francia and his Irish...

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Fothergill, Anthony

Edwin Cannan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Theology. 269 words.

Fothergill, Anthony (1685/6–1761), landowner and theological writer, was baptized on 9 December 1686 at Ravenstone, Westmorland, the youngest son of Thomas Fothergill of Brownber,...

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Grosseteste, Robert

R. W. Southern.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Science and Mathematics; Theology. 8077 words.

Grosseteste, Robert (c. 1170–1253), scientist, theologian, and bishop of Lincoln, combined a very humble origin with torrential energy, great ability, and a rarely paralleled breadth of...

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Hutchinson, John

Scott Mandelbrote.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Theology. 1636 words.

Hutchinson, John (1674–1737), naturalist and theologian, was born at Spennithorne, near Middleham, Yorkshire. His father, also John Hutchinson, was of yeoman status and possessed an estate...

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Ladd, George Trumbull

Herman J. Saatkamp and Clay Davis Splawn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Theology; Psychology. 1195 words.

Ladd, George Trumbull (19 January 1842–08 August 1921), theologian, philosopher, and psychologist, was born in Painesville, Ohio, the son of Silas Trumbull Ladd, a businessman and treasurer...

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