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Adams, James (1737–1802), Jesuit and philologist

Stephen R. Reimer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 571 words.

Adams, James (1737–1802), Jesuit and philologist, was born on 3 November 1737 to William Adams and Anne or Sarah Spencer; he refers to Bury St Edmunds as his 'native town' (Euphonologia...

Arkisden, Thomas (1608/9–1682), Church of England clergyman and writer of shorthand

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 397 words.

Arkisden, Thomas (1608/9–1682), Church of England clergyman and writer of shorthand, was probably born in Essex or Suffolk, one, probably the elder, of the two children of Thomas Arkisden,...

Barclay, James (fl. 1763–1774), Church of England clergyman and lexicographer

M. K. C. MacMahon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 439 words.

Barclay, James (fl. 1763–1774), Church of England clergyman and lexicographer, was for many years a curate at All Saints' Church, Edmonton, Middlesex, and a teacher at schools in Goodman's...

Bathe, William (1564–1614), Jesuit and linguistic scholar

Thomas J. Morrissey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Education; Linguistics. 824 words.

Bathe, William (1564–1614), Jesuit and linguistic scholar, was born on Easter Sunday, 2 April 1564, the eldest son of John Bathe (or Bath, d. 1586), of Drumcondra on the outskirts of...

Beck, Cave (bap. 1622, d. 1706), writer on universal language and Church of England clergyman

J. M. Blatchly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1402 words.

Beck, Cave (bap. 1622, d. 1706), writer on universal language and Church of England clergyman, second son of John Beck, 'pandoxator' or brewer, and Anne Flecher (probably née Cave, and...

Cawdrey, Robert (b. 1537/8?, d. in or after 1604), Church of England clergyman and lexicographer

Janet Bately.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 867 words.

Cawdrey, Robert (b. 1537/8?, d. in or after 1604), Church of England clergyman and lexicographer, was born in 1537 or 1538; his parentage is unknown. Although four of his five sons are...

Crowther, Samuel Ajayi (c. 1807–1891), bishop of western Africa and linguistic scholar

John Flint.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1215 words.

Crowther, Samuel Ajayi (c. 1807–1891), bishop of western Africa and linguistic scholar, was born of Yoruba parents at Oshogun, in the south-west of Nigeria. Captured in war in 1821 he was...

Dawson, Benjamin (1729–1814), Church of England clergyman and philologist

B. W. Young.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1631 words.

Dawson, Benjamin (1729–1814), Church of England clergyman and philologist, was born in Halifax, the sixth of the seven sons of Eli Dawson (d. 1744), Presbyterian minister of Morley,...

Evans, William (d. 1776?), Presbyterian minister and lexicographer

R. M. J. Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 247 words.

Evans, William (d. 1776?), Presbyterian minister and lexicographer, was probably born in Carmarthenshire, perhaps in Cefngwili, Llanedi. He is believed to have been educated at Carmarthen...

Farrar, Frederic William (1831–1903), dean of Canterbury, novelist, and philologist

Norman Vance.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 2471 words.

Farrar, Frederic William (1831–1903), dean of Canterbury, novelist, and philologist, was born in the fort of Bombay on 7 August 1831, the second son of Revd Charles P. Farrar, then a...

Geoffrey the Grammarian (fl. 1440), lexicographer and Dominican friar

J. D. Burnley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1070 words.

Geoffrey the Grammarian (fl. 1440), lexicographer and Dominican friar, is the identity attached by tradition to the compiler of the Anglo-Latin dictionary known as the Promptorium parvulorumnull...

Gouldman, Francis (c. 1607–1688/9), Church of England clergyman and lexicographer

Janet Bately.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 811 words.

Gouldman, Francis (c. 1607–1688/9), Church of England clergyman and lexicographer, was the son of Richard Gouldman of Norfolk. Having been educated in London, by Thomas Farnaby, Francis...

Holyoake, Francis (1566x73–1653), Church of England clergyman and lexicographer

R. W. McConchie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1211 words.

Holyoake, Francis (1566x73–1653), Church of England clergyman and lexicographer, was born at Nether Whitacre, Warwickshire. He was admitted to Queen's College, Oxford, as a commoner in...

Hunter, Robert (1823–1897), Free Church of Scotland missionary, geologist, and lexicographer

T. B. Johnstone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religion and Education; Geology and the Lithosphere. 625 words.

Hunter, Robert (1823–1897), Free Church of Scotland missionary, geologist, and lexicographer, was born at Newburgh, Fife, on 3 September 1823, son of John Hunter, a clerk of the Inland...

Kirkby, John (c. 1705–1754), Church of England clergyman and grammarian

Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 720 words.

Kirkby, John (c. 1705–1754), Church of England clergyman and grammarian, claimed to have been born in Cumberland, though in the register of St John's College, Cambridge, from where he...

Liddell, Henry George (1811–1898), lexicographer and dean of Christ Church, Oxford

J. F. A. Mason.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 4276 words.

Liddell, Henry George (1811–1898), lexicographer and dean of Christ Church, Oxford, was born at Binchester, co. Durham, on 6 February 1811, the eldest son of the Revd Henry George Liddell...

Littleton, Adam (1627–1694), Church of England clergyman and philologist

Newton E. Key.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1061 words.

Littleton, Adam (1627–1694), Church of England clergyman and philologist, was born on 2 November 1627 at Halesowen, which was then in Shropshire, the sixth son of Thomas Littleton, the...

Marshall, Thomas (1621–1685), dean of Gloucester and philologist

K. Dekker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1154 words.

Marshall, Thomas (1621–1685), dean of Gloucester and philologist, the son of Thomas Marshall (d. 1628), an illiterate blacksmith, and Helen James, was born at Barkby, Leicestershire, on 13...

Morini, Austin M.

Conrad M. Borntrager.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Linguistics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1329 words.

Morini, Austin M. (04 March 1826–29 July 1909), Catholic priest, philologist, and historian, was born John Morini in Florence, Italy, the son of Paul Morini, a goldsmith and designer, and...

Murray, Lindley

Hugh Barbour.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education; Linguistics. 1230 words.

Murray, Lindley (22 April 1745–16 January 1826), grammarian and Quaker moralist, was born in Swetara, near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the son of Mary Lindley and Robert Murray. His father’s...