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Aberhart, William (1878–1943), politician and evangelist in Canada

Graham Spry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Religion; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 938 words.

Aberhart, William (1878–1943), politician and evangelist in Canada, was born in Hibbert township, near Seaforth, Perth county, Ontario, on 30 December 1878, the son of William Aberhart (who...

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Adderley, James Granville (1861–1942), Church of England clergyman and Christian socialist

N. C. Masterman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1268 words.

Adderley, James Granville (1861–1942), Church of England clergyman and Christian socialist, was born on 1 July 1861 at Hams Hall, Warwickshire, the fifth and youngest son of Charles Bowyer...

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Aigueblanche, Peter d' [Peter de Aqua Blanca] (d. 1268), bishop of Hereford and royal councillor

Nicholas Vincent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Social and Cultural History; UK Politics. 3261 words.

Aigueblanche, Peter d' [Peter de Aqua Blanca] (d. 1268), bishop of Hereford and royal councillor, was descended from the family of Briançon, holders of the lordship of Aigueblanche (Savoie)...

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Airmyn [Ayreminne], William (d. 1336), administrator and bishop of Norwich

M. C. Buck.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1007 words.

Airmyn [Ayreminne], William (d. 1336), administrator and bishop of Norwich, was the son of Adam and Matilda Airmyn, and probably came from the hamlet of Airmyn, near Selby, in Yorkshire,...

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Aiscough [Ayscough], William (c. 1395–1450), administrator and bishop of Salisbury

Margaret Lucille Kekewich.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 875 words.

Aiscough [Ayscough], William (c. 1395–1450), administrator and bishop of Salisbury, was the son of Robert Aiscough, of Potgrange, near Masham, Yorkshire, and brother of Robert, who became...

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Alcock, John (1430–1500), administrator and bishop of Ely

R. J. Schoeck.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; UK Politics; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1616 words.

Alcock, John (1430–1500), administrator and bishop of Ely, was born at Beverley, Yorkshire, the son of William Alcock of Hull. Alcock received his early schooling in the grammar school...

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Alen, John (1476–1534), archbishop of Dublin

James Murray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1997 words.

Alen, John (1476–1534), archbishop of Dublin, is of unknown parentage. He received his undergraduate training at Gonville Hall, Cambridge, between 1491 and 1495, although there is an...

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Appleby, John (d. 1389), dean of St Paul's, London, and diplomat

Cynthia J. Neville.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1142 words.

Appleby, John (d. 1389), dean of St Paul's, London, and diplomat, exemplifies at once the excesses of careerism and the intellectual sophistication that characterized the upper ranks of the...

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Archibald (d. 1198), administrator and abbot of Dunfermline

W. W. Scott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 521 words.

Archibald (d. 1198), administrator and abbot of Dunfermline, was of unknown origins. He became abbot in 1178 or 1179, and soon after his appointment witnessed two acta of King William the...

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Arnett, Benjamin William

Stephen D. Glazier.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1314 words.

Arnett, Benjamin William (06 March 1838–09 October 1906), African-American religious, educational, and political leader, was born in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, the son of Samuel G. Arnett...

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