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Bannerman, Patrick (1715–1798), Church of Scotland minister and writer on religious and civil liberties

Ned C. Landsman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Religious Studies; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 649 words.

Bannerman, Patrick (1715–1798), Church of Scotland minister and writer on religious and civil liberties, was born at Inveravon, the son of James Bannerman (1670–1758), minister of Inveravon...

Gavin, Frank Stanton Burns

Donald S. Armentrout.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Education; History; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Theology. 1197 words.

Gavin, Frank Stanton Burns (31 October 1890–20 March 1938), Episcopal theologian and church historian, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of William James Gavin, a physician, and Laura...

Geddie, Emelia [Emilia] (1665–1681), child prophet and exemplar of godliness

L. A. Yeoman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Social and Cultural History. 620 words.

Geddie, Emelia [Emilia] (1665–1681), child prophet and exemplar of godliness, was born at Hilltown of Falkland, Fife, one of three children (her two brothers died young) of John Gedde of...

Rolle, Richard (1305x10–1349), hermit and religious author

Jonathan Hughes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies; Social and Cultural History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 3075 words.

Rolle, Richard (1305x10–1349), hermit and religious author, was born in Thornton Dale in the North Riding of Yorkshire, the son of William Rolle, a prosperous but landless yeoman.

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Sunderland, La Roy

Chris Padgett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1235 words.

Sunderland, La Roy (22 April 1804–15 May 1885), Methodist abolitionist and mental theorist, was born in Exeter, Rhode Island. Little is known about Sunderland’s parents or early childhood....

Withers, William (bap. 1568, d. 1647), child prophet and Church of England clergyman

Alexandra Walsham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Social and Cultural History; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 820 words.

Withers, William (bap. 1568, d. 1647), child prophet and Church of England clergyman, was baptized in the Suffolk town of Walsham-le-Willows on 4 April 1568, the second son of eight...