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Abbot, Robert (fl. c. 1589–1652), Church of England clergyman and religious writer

Jacqueline Eales.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religious Studies. 1078 words.

Abbot, Robert (fl. c. 1589–1652), Church of England clergyman and religious writer, was most probably the Robert Abbot who graduated BA from Peterhouse, Cambridge, in 1605 and...

Acton, Ralph (supp. fl. after 1179), supposed preacher and compiler of sermons

Jeremy Catto.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 300 words.

Acton, Ralph (supp. fl. after 1179), supposed preacher and compiler of sermons, is said to have composed various series on the Sunday gospels and epistles, and on the gospels...

Adams, Thomas (1631/2–1670), ejected minister and writer on Christian doctrine

Caroline L. Leachman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religious Studies. 420 words.

Adams, Thomas (1631/2–1670), ejected minister and writer on Christian doctrine, was born at Woodchurch parsonage, Cheshire, one of at least three sons of Charles Adams and his wife, Isabel...

Ailred [Ælred, Æthelred] of Rievaulx (1110–1167), religious writer and abbot of Rievaulx

David N. Bell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Religious Studies; Christianity. 2268 words.

Ailred [Ælred, Æthelred] of Rievaulx (1110–1167), religious writer and abbot of Rievaulx, was probably the youngest of the three sons of Eilaf, the last hereditary priest of the church of...

Alleine, Joseph (bap. 1634, d. 1668), ejected minister and devotional writer

Brian W. Kirk.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religious Studies. 1074 words.

Alleine, Joseph (bap. 1634, d. 1668), ejected minister and devotional writer, was born in a house next to the Poultry Market, Devizes, Wiltshire, and baptized on 8 April 1634, at St John's...

Allen, Robert (fl. 1582–1612), Church of England clergyman and religious writer

Richard L. Greaves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religious Studies. 648 words.

Allen, Robert (fl. 1582–1612), Church of England clergyman and religious writer, was probably the Robert Alen who matriculated as a sizar at Pembroke College, Cambridge, at Easter 1582 and...

Allenson, John (d. 1619), Church of England clergyman and literary editor

Roger N. McDermott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religious Studies. 350 words.

Allenson, John (d. 1619), Church of England clergyman and literary editor, was born in Durham. He matriculated from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1576, and the same year moved to St John's...

Allix, Peter [Pierre] (1641–1717), Church of England clergyman and religious writer

Vivienne Larminie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religious Studies. 2139 words.

Allix, Peter [Pierre] (1641–1717), Church of England clergyman and religious writer, was the son of Pierre Allix, pastor of the Reformed church at Alençon in Normandy. After education at...

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...

Ashe, John (1672–1735), Presbyterian minister and religious writer

M. J. Mercer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 744 words.

Ashe, John (1672–1735), Presbyterian minister and religious writer, was born at Malcoff, Derbyshire, on 11 February 1672, the son of Edward Ashe, grocer and mercer of Tideswell, and his...