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Crosfield, George (1785–1847), botanist and Quaker publicist

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religion; Botany. 230 words.

Crosfield, George (1785–1847), botanist and Quaker publicist, was born on 26 May 1785 at Warrington, the son of George Crosfield (1754–1820) and his wife, Ann. His parents left Warrington...

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Curtis, Moses Ashley

Marcus B. Simpson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Botany. 1859 words.

Curtis, Moses Ashley (11 May 1808–10 April 1872), botanist and Episcopal minister, was born in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, the son of Jared Curtis, a teacher and prison chaplain, and...

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Davies, Hugh (1739–1821), botanist and Church of England clergyman

Raymond B. Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Botany. 721 words.

Davies, Hugh (1739–1821), botanist and Church of England clergyman, was born on 3 April 1739 in Llandyfrydog, Anglesey, the youngest of six children of the Revd Lewis Davies, rector of...

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Goodenough, Samuel (1743–1827), bishop of Carlisle and botanist

James H. Price.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Botany. 2000 words.

Goodenough, Samuel (1743–1827), bishop of Carlisle and botanist, was born at Kimpton, near Weyhill, Hampshire, on 29 April 1743, the third son of the Revd William Goodenough, rector of...

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Henslow, John Stevens (1796–1861), botanist and Church of England clergyman

S. Max Walters.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Botany. 2270 words.

Henslow, John Stevens (1796–1861), botanist and Church of England clergyman, was born on 6 February 1796 at Rochester, Kent. He was the eldest of eleven children; his father was John...

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Knowles, Gilbert (1667–1734), Roman Catholic priest and botanist

M. G. Watkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Botany. 212 words.

Knowles, Gilbert (1667–1734), Roman Catholic priest and botanist, was born in Hampshire, professed at St Gregory's, Douai, France, and was ordained priest in 1700. He was sent to the...

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Lawson, Thomas (bap. 1630, d. 1691), Quaker minister and botanist

Richard L. Greaves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Botany. 1671 words.

Lawson, Thomas (bap. 1630, d. 1691), Quaker minister and botanist, was baptized on 10 October 1630 at Lawkland in the parish of Clapham, Yorkshire, the son of Thomas Lawson (d. 1649), a...

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Milne, Colin (c. 1743–1815), Church of England clergyman and botanist

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Botany. 386 words.

Milne, Colin (c. 1743–1815), Church of England clergyman and botanist, was born at Aberdeen. He was educated at the Marischal College under his uncle Dr Campbell, and afterwards received...

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Muhlenberg, Henry

Charles Boewe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Botany. 1385 words.

Muhlenberg, Henry (17 November 1753–23 May 1815), Lutheran clergyman and botanist, was born Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg in Trappe, Pennsylvania, the son of Heinrich (Henry) Melchior...

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Schweinitz, Lewis David von

Charles Boewe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Botany. 1562 words.

Schweinitz, Lewis David von (13 February 1780–08 February 1834), Moravian clergyman and botanist, was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the eldest son of Hans Christian Alexander von...

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