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Ashby, Alexander of (1148/1154–1208/1214), prior of Canons Ashby, poet, and religious writer

A. G. Rigg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Religious Studies. 357 words.

Ashby, Alexander of (1148/1154–1208/1214), prior of Canons Ashby, poet, and religious writer, appears in records of the Augustinian priory at Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, and elsewhere...

Buckminster [Buckmaster], Thomas (1531/2–1599), Church of England clergyman and almanac writer

Joseph Gross.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; History of Science and Technology; Literature; Publishing. 201 words.

Buckminster [Buckmaster], Thomas (1531/2–1599), Church of England clergyman and almanac writer, was vicar of Twickenham from 1562 to 1563, then rector at All Hallows-the-Great, London,...

Hall, Joseph (1574–1656), bishop of Norwich, religious writer, and satirist

Richard A. McCabe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Literature; Humour; Religious Studies. 4645 words.

Hall, Joseph (1574–1656), bishop of Norwich, religious writer, and satirist, was born on 1 July 1574 at Bristow Park, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, the son of John Hall (d. 1608) and his wife,...

Todd, Henry John (bap. 1763, d. 1845), Church of England clergyman and literary scholar

D. A. Brunton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Alternative Belief Systems. 2515 words.

Todd, Henry John (bap. 1763, d. 1845), Church of England clergyman and literary scholar, baptized at Britford near Salisbury on 13 February 1763, was the son of Henry Todd (b. 1733/4),...