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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...

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...

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...

Baker, David [name in religion Augustine] (1575–1641), Benedictine monk and mystical writer

David Daniel Rees.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 2206 words.

Baker, David [name in religion Augustine] (1575–1641), Benedictine monk and mystical writer, was born in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, on 9 December 1575, the thirteenth and youngest child of...

Barton, Elizabeth [called the Holy Maid of Kent, the Nun of Kent] (c. 1506–1534), Benedictine nun and visionary

Diane Watt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 3365 words.

Barton, Elizabeth [called the Holy Maid of Kent, the Nun of Kent] (c. 1506–1534), Benedictine nun and visionary, is of obscure origins. Nothing is known about her early life or family....

Browne, Mary [name in religion Bonaventure] (d. in or before 1694), Poor Clare abbess and chronicler

Marie-Louise Coolahan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Religious Studies. 1162 words.

Browne, Mary [name in religion Bonaventure] (d. in or before 1694), Poor Clare abbess and chronicler, was born in Galway city, the daughter of Andrew Browne, a merchant. Her mother's...

Burton, Catharine [name in religion Mary Xaviera of the Angels] (1668–1714), Carmelite visionary and prioress of the English Carmel, Hopland

Paul Arblaster.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 333 words.

Burton, Catharine [name in religion Mary Xaviera of the Angels] (1668–1714), Carmelite visionary and prioress of the English Carmel, Hopland, was born on 4 November 1668 at Beyton, near...

Canterbury, Alexander of (fl. 1100–1109), Benedictine monk and religious writer

Walter Fröhlich.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 702 words.

Canterbury, Alexander of (fl. 1100–1109), Benedictine monk and religious writer, emerges out of obscurity after the return of Archbishop Anselm from his first exile in September 1100. The...

Challoner, Richard (1691–1781), religious writer and vicar apostolic of the London district

Sheridan Gilley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 2209 words.

Challoner, Richard (1691–1781), religious writer and vicar apostolic of the London district, was born at or near Lewes, Sussex, on 29 September 1691, the only son of Richard Challoner (who...

Chapman, Henry Palmer [name in religion John] (1865–1933), abbot of Downside and biblical and spiritual author

David Daniel Rees.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Religious Studies. 954 words.

Chapman, Henry Palmer [name in religion John] (1865–1933), abbot of Downside and biblical and spiritual author, was born on 25 April 1865 at Ashfield, Suffolk, the youngest child and the...