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Hudson, Michael (1605–1648), Church of England clergyman and royalist agent

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...

Inglis, Charles

David E. Maas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1393 words.

Inglis, Charles (1734–24 February 1816), Anglican minister, Loyalist, and first bishop of Nova Scotia, was born in Glencolumbkille, Donegal, Ireland, the son of the Reverend Archibald...

James, John (d. 1661), Fifth Monarchist and Seventh Day Baptist preacher

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...

Krol, Bastiaen Janszen

Firth Haring Fabend.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 865 words.

Krol, Bastiaen Janszen (1595–1674), representative of the Dutch Reformed church (first colonial "comforter of the sick") and colonial administrator in New Netherland, representative of the...

Lawson, Thomas George (1814–1891), colonial official and Baptist leader

David E. Skinner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1327 words.

Lawson, Thomas George (1814–1891), colonial official and Baptist leader, was born in October 1814 in the town of New London, Anecho, in west Africa, the second son of George Acquatay Lawson...

Lloyd, Sylvester (b. in or after 1680, d. 1747), Roman Catholic bishop of Waterford and Lismore and Jacobite sympathizer

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...

Mary [Mary of Blois], suo jure countess of Boulogne (d. 1182), princess and abbess of Romsey

S. P. Thompson.

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); Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 855 words.

Mary [Mary of Blois], suo jure countess of Boulogne (d. 1182), princess and abbess of Romsey, was the youngest daughter of Stephen of Blois (c. 1092–1154), king of England, and Matilda (c....

Mary [Mary of Woodstock] (1278–c. 1332), princess and Benedictine nun

Michael Prestwich.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

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

Mary [Mary of Woodstock] (1278–c. 1332), princess and Benedictine nun, was born at Woodstock, Oxfordshire, on 11 or 12 March 1278, the sixth daughter of Edward I (1239–1307) and Eleanor of...

Matthews [Mathews], Abraham (1832–1899), Congregational minister and settler in Patagonia

Geraldine Lublin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; World History; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1022 words.

Matthews [Mathews], Abraham (1832–1899), Congregational minister and settler in Patagonia, was born at Llanidloes, Montgomeryshire, in October 1832, the son of John Matthews or Mathews (b....

McCoy, Isaac

Yasuhide Kawashima.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Architecture; Native American History; World History; Religion and Education. 1339 words.

McCoy, Isaac (13 June 1784–21 June 1846), Baptist missionary, surveyor, and U.S. Indian agent, was born near Uniontown, Pennsylvania, the son of William McCoy, a clergyman. His mother’s...