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Bentham, Edward (1707–1776), university professor

Nigel Aston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Education. 1257 words.

Bentham, Edward (1707–1776), university professor, fifth son of the Revd Samuel Bentham (c.1681–1733), a minor canon of Ely, and his wife, Philippa Willen (c.1681–1747), was born in the...

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Blomefield, Francis (1705–1752), topographical historian and Church of England clergyman

David Stoker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 2324 words.

Blomefield, Francis (1705–1752), topographical historian and Church of England clergyman, was born on 23 July 1705 at Fersfield, Norfolk, the eldest son of Henry Blomefield (1680–1732) and...

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Candler [Gillet], Matthias (1605–1663), topographer and Church of England clergyman

J. M. Blatchly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 488 words.

Candler [Gillet], Matthias (1605–1663), topographer and Church of England clergyman, son of William Gillet or Candler (c.1580–1612), schoolmaster, of Yoxford, Suffolk, and his wife, Hannah (null...

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Canterbury, Gervase of (b. c. 1145, d. in or after 1210), Benedictine monk, chronicler, and topographer

G. H. Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; History. 1530 words.

Canterbury, Gervase of (b. c. 1145, d. in or after 1210), Benedictine monk, chronicler, and topographer, was a member of the cathedral priory of Christ Church, Canterbury,...

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Conybeare, John Josias (1779–1824), geologist, antiquary, and Church of England clergyman

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Geology and the Lithosphere. 586 words.

Conybeare, John Josias (1779–1824), geologist, antiquary, and Church of England clergyman, was born on 10 June 1779 at St Botolph's rectory, Bishopsgate, London, elder son of the then...

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Hall, Peter (1803–1849), Church of England clergyman and topographer

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 463 words.

Hall, Peter (1803–1849), Church of England clergyman and topographer, was born on 31 December 1803, the third son of James Hall of St George's, Bloomsbury, London. At the age of thirteen he...

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Hill, John Harwood (1809–1886), Church of England clergyman and topographer

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 493 words.

Hill, John Harwood (1809–1886), Church of England clergyman and topographer, son of Robert Hill of Lincoln and Leamington, and his wife, Mary, was born at Louth, Lincolnshire, and baptized...

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Hunter, Robert (1823–1897), Free Church of Scotland missionary, geologist, and lexicographer

T. B. Johnstone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religion and Education; Geology and the Lithosphere. 625 words.

Hunter, Robert (1823–1897), Free Church of Scotland missionary, geologist, and lexicographer, was born at Newburgh, Fife, on 3 September 1823, son of John Hunter, a clerk of the Inland...

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Lily, George (d. 1559), Roman Catholic ecclesiastic and cosmographer

T. F. Mayer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 1067 words.

Lily, George (d. 1559), Roman Catholic ecclesiastic and cosmographer, was born in London, the eldest son of William Lily (1468?–1522/3) and his wife, Agnes. Probably privately educated by...

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Mackay, Alexander (1815–1895), geographical writer and Free Church of Scotland minister

George Stronach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 394 words.

Mackay, Alexander (1815–1895), geographical writer and Free Church of Scotland minister, born in Thurso on 15 November 1815, was the youngest of the eight children of Murdoch Mackay,...

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