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Burgh, William (1741/2–1808), politician and theological writer

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Theology. 706 words.

Burgh, William (1741/2–1808), politician and theological writer, was born in Ireland, the eldest son of Thomas Burgh, MP and landowner, of Bert, co. Kildare, and Anne, daughter of Dive...

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Gardiner, Stephen (c. 1495x8–1555), theologian, administrator, and bishop of Winchester

C. D. C. Armstrong.

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; Theology. 13310 words.

Gardiner, Stephen (c. 1495x8–1555), theologian, administrator, and bishop of Winchester, was born, according to John Bale, at Bury St Edmunds, and thus was probably the son of that name...

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Haynes, Hopton (bap. 1667, d. 1749), public official and theological writer

Stuart Handley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Theology. 945 words.

Haynes, Hopton (bap. 1667, d. 1749), public official and theological writer, was baptized at Ditcheat, Somerset, on 8 July 1667, the younger son of John Haynes. He may have attended Exeter...

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Hill, Oliver (b. 1630?, d. after 1702), theologian and government agent

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Theology. 1009 words.

Hill, Oliver (b. 1630?, d. after 1702), theologian and government agent, may be the son of Adam Hill of Huntingdonshire, admitted pensioner, aged eighteen, at St John's College, Cambridge,...

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Keninghale, John (d. 1451), theologian, prior of Norwich, and diplomat

Richard Copsey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Theology. 748 words.

Keninghale, John (d. 1451), theologian, prior of Norwich, and diplomat, was born near Norwich and joined the Carmelite order there. He was ordained acolyte on 8 March 1407, and later...

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Niebuhr, Reinhold

Richard Wightman Fox.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Theology; Politics. 4076 words.

Niebuhr, Reinhold (21 June 1892–01 June 1971), theologian and political journalist, was born Karl Paul Reinhold Niebuhr in Wright City, Missouri, the son of Gustav Niebuhr, a German...

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Niles, Nathaniel

J. Kevin Graffagnino.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Engineering and Technology; Theology. 995 words.

Niles, Nathaniel (03 April 1741–31 October 1828), politician, theologian, and inventor, was born in South Kingston, Rhode Island, the son of Samuel Niles and Sarah Niles (occupations...

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