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Callan, Nicholas Joseph

James G. O'Hara.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Physics. 1261 words.

Callan, Nicholas Joseph (1799–1864), Roman Catholic priest and physicist, was born on 20 December 1799 at Darver in the parish of Dromiskin, co. Louth, Ireland, into a well-to-do Roman...

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Chevallier, Temple

David Knight.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Astronomy and Astrophysics; Education. 1004 words.

Chevallier, Temple (1794–1873), Church of England clergyman and university teacher, was born on 19 October 1794 at Badingham, Suffolk, the youngest son of the Revd Temple Chevallier. He was...

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Hill, Thomas

Luke Fernandez.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 1037 words.

Hill, Thomas (07 January 1818–21 November 1891), Unitarian clergyman, college president, and scientist, was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, the son of Thomas Hill, a judge, and Henrietta...

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Lily, George

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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Lynn, Nicholas

Sigmund Eisner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 810 words.

Lynn, Nicholas (fl. 1386–1411), Carmelite friar and astronomer, presumably came from Bishop's Lynn in Norfolk. By his own account he was a friar and a member of the order of the Blessed...

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Malvern, Walcher of

Charles Burnett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 1006 words.

Malvern, Walcher of (d. 1135), prior of Great Malvern and astronomer, was a monk at the Benedictine abbey of Great Malvern near Worcester (founded 1085) and became its second prior; but...

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Maudith [Mauduith], John

J. D. North.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 765 words.

Maudith [Mauduith], John (d. in or after 1343), ecclesiastic and astronomer, went to Oxford from the Worcester diocese and by 1309 had become a fellow of Merton College, where he remained...

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Rede, William

J. D. North.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Astronomy and Astrophysics; Theology. 1479 words.

Rede, William (c. 1315–1385), bishop of Chichester, theologian, and astronomer, was a native of the diocese of Exeter, although he was linked with the county of Kent through the patronage...

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Sidgreaves, Walter

D. Ben Rees.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 602 words.

Sidgreaves, Walter (1837–1919), Jesuit and astronomer, was born on 4 October 1837 in Grimsargh, near Preston, Lancashire, the second son of Edward Sidgreaves and a member of a remarkable...

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Somer, John

Linne R. Mooney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 676 words.

Somer, John (d. in or after 1409), Franciscan friar and astronomer, belonged to the Franciscan convent at Bridgwater. Although one copy of his Kalendarium suggests that at some time before...

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