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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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Beaufort, Henry [called the Cardinal of England]

G. L. Harriss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; UK Politics. 6865 words.

Beaufort, Henry [called the Cardinal of England] (1375?–1447), bishop of Winchester and cardinal, was the second of four illegitimate children of John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster...

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Coppe, Abiezer

Ariel Hessayon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; UK Politics; British History. 5546 words.

Coppe, Abiezer (1619–1672?), Baptist preacher and Ranter, was born on Sunday 30 May 1619, and baptized on 1 June at St Mary's, Warwick, the eldest known child of Walter Coppe (b. 1593, d....

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Forbes, Robert

William Donaldson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; UK Politics; British History; Political History; Education; History. 1073 words.

Forbes, Robert (bap. 1708, d. 1775), Jacobite annalist and Scottish Episcopal bishop of Ross and Caithness, was baptized on 4 May 1708 at Rayne, Aberdeenshire, the second child and only son...

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Geoffrey

Marie Lovatt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); UK Politics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 4910 words.

Geoffrey (1151?–1212), archbishop of York, was the illegitimate son of Henry II. He was probably named after his paternal grandfather, Geoffrey of Anjou (d. 1151).

Geoffrey's date...

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Goffe [Gough], Stephen

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1280 words.

Goffe [Gough], Stephen (1605–1681), Roman Catholic priest and royalist agent, was born at Stanmer, Sussex, the son of Stephen Goffe, the puritan inclined rector of the nearby parish of...

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Hudson, Michael

Nicholas W. S. Cranfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1368 words.

Hudson, Michael (1605–1648), Church of England clergyman and royalist agent, was born in Penrith, Cumberland. He went up to Queen's College, Oxford, as 'a poor child', matriculated on 1...

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James, John

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; UK Politics; British History. 648 words.

James, John (d. 1661), Fifth Monarchist and Seventh Day Baptist preacher, was a native of England, born of poor parents, but his birthplace is unknown. He had little education, and was a...

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Lloyd, Sylvester

Patrick Fagan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; UK Politics; British History; Political History. 872 words.

Lloyd, Sylvester (b. in or after 1680, d. 1747), Roman Catholic bishop of Waterford and Lismore and Jacobite sympathizer, was born probably in co. Tipperary, although co. Kilkenny is also...

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Middleton, Patrick

Nigel Aston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; UK Politics; British History; Political History. 768 words.

Middleton, Patrick (1662–1736), Scottish Episcopal clergyman and Jacobite sympathizer, details of whose parents and upbringing are unknown, matriculated at St Leonard's College in 1676 and...

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