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Bensly, Robert Lubbock (1831–1893), Hebrew, Syriac, and biblical scholar

Cecil Bendall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Education. 631 words.

Bensly, Robert Lubbock (1831–1893), Hebrew, Syriac, and biblical scholar, born at Eaton, near Norwich, Norfolk, on 24 August 1831, was the second son of Robert Bensly of Eaton, and his...

Bevan, Anthony Ashley (1859–1933), orientalist and biblical scholar

S. A. Cook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Education. 913 words.

Bevan, Anthony Ashley (1859–1933), orientalist and biblical scholar, was born at Trent Park, Barnet, on 19 May 1859, the eldest of the three sons of Robert Cooper Lee Bevan (1809–1890), of...

Bois, John (1561–1644), biblical translator

David Norton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Biblical Studies. 1832 words.

Bois, John (1561–1644), biblical translator, was born on 3 January 1561 at Nettlestead, Suffolk, the only child to live to adulthood of William Bois (1513?–1591), rector of West Stow,...

Brooke, Alan England (1863–1939), biblical scholar and college head

A. R. Graham-Campbell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Biblical Studies. 588 words.

Brooke, Alan England (1863–1939), biblical scholar and college head, was born at Spring Grove, Middlesex, on 1 September 1863, the youngest of the four sons of Richard England Brooke, an...

Conybeare, Frederick Cornwallis (1856–1924), biblical and Armenian scholar

D. S. Margoliouth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Biblical Studies. 815 words.

Conybeare, Frederick Cornwallis (1856–1924), biblical and Armenian scholar, was born at Coulsdon, Surrey, on 14 September 1856, the third son of John Charles Conybeare (1818/19–1884),...

Cook, Stanley Arthur (1873–1949), biblical scholar and Semitist

D. W. Thomas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Education. 608 words.

Cook, Stanley Arthur (1873–1949), biblical scholar and Semitist, was born on 12 April 1873 at St John's Terrace, King's Lynn, Norfolk, the son of John Thomas Cook, coal merchant, and his...

Coverdale, Miles (1488–1569), Bible translator and bishop of Exeter

David Daniell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education; Biblical Studies. 8413 words.

Coverdale, Miles (1488–1569), Bible translator and bishop of Exeter, was born, according to Bale, in Yorkshire (patria Eboracensis). No details are known of his parentage or early...

Davies, Richard (c. 1505–1581), bishop of St David's and biblical translator

Glanmor Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education; Biblical Studies. 2697 words.

Davies, Richard (c. 1505–1581), bishop of St David's and biblical translator, was born at Plas y Person, Gyffin, Caernarvonshire, the son of Dafydd ap Gronw, curate of Gyffin in the diocese...

Duport, John (d. 1617/18), biblical scholar and college head

Alexandra Shepard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Biblical Studies. 548 words.

Duport, John (d. 1617/18), biblical scholar and college head, was born in Sheepshed, Leicestershire, the eldest son of Thomas Duport and his wife, Cornelia Norton of Kent. Originally...

Ellys, Sir Richard, third baronet (1682–1742), book collector and biblical scholar

Michael Honeybone and Yvonne Lewis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Biblical Studies. 1248 words.

Ellys, Sir Richard, third baronet (1682–1742), book collector and biblical scholar, was born on 23 December 1682, the second, but eldest surviving, son of Sir William Ellys, second baronet (null...

Falconer, Sir Robert Alexander (1867–1943), university principal and biblical scholar in Canada

James G. Greenlee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Biblical Studies. 1254 words.

Falconer, Sir Robert Alexander (1867–1943), university principal and biblical scholar in Canada, was born on 10 February 1867 at the manse, Zion Church, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island,...

Farrer, Austin Marsden (1904–1968), philosopher, theologian, and biblical scholar

I. M. Crombie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Biblical Studies; Theology. 1715 words.

Farrer, Austin Marsden (1904–1968), philosopher, theologian, and biblical scholar, was born at 28 Kemplay Road, Hampstead, London, on 1 October 1904, the son of the Revd Augustine John...

Gandell, Robert (1818–1887), orientalist and biblical scholar

D. S. Margoliouth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Education. 285 words.

Gandell, Robert (1818–1887), orientalist and biblical scholar, was born in the parish of St Michael, Crooked Lane, London, the sixth and youngest son of Thomas Gandell. He was educated at...

Glen, William (1778–1849), missionary and biblical translator

Grayson Carter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Biblical Studies; Religion and Education. 550 words.

Glen, William (1778–1849), missionary and biblical translator, was born in Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire, on 30 January 1778, the son of William Glen, tailor. He matriculated at Glasgow...

Gurney, Joseph (1804–1879), shorthand writer and biblical scholar

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Biblical Studies. 420 words.

Gurney, Joseph (1804–1879), shorthand writer and biblical scholar, was the eldest son of William Brodie Gurney (1777–1855), the philanthropist, and his wife, whose maiden name was Benham (dnull...

Harris, James Rendel (1852–1941), biblical scholar and palaeographer

H. G. Wood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Biblical Studies. 1031 words.

Harris, James Rendel (1852–1941), biblical scholar and palaeographer, was born in Plymouth on 27 January 1852, the second son of Henry Marmaduke Harris, a house decorator, and his wife,...

Hooke, Samuel Henry (1874–1968), biblical scholar and orientalist

G. B. Caird.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Education. 801 words.

Hooke, Samuel Henry (1874–1968), biblical scholar and orientalist, was born at 1 Chesterton Villas, Cirencester, on 21 January 1874, the elder son of Henry Mann Hooke, a Plymouth Brother,...

Horne, Thomas Hartwell (1780–1862), biblical scholar and bibliographer

Joanna Hawke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1125 words.

Horne, Thomas Hartwell (1780–1862), biblical scholar and bibliographer, was born in Chancery Lane, London, on 20 October 1780, the son of William Horne, a barrister's clerk and the eldest...

Huet, Thomas (d. 1591), biblical translator

Brynley F. Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Biblical Studies. 442 words.

Huet, Thomas (d. 1591), biblical translator, was probably a native of Brecknockshire and in 1544 was a member of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (though probably not the Huet who took his...

Hutchinson, Ralph (1552?–1606), biblical scholar and college head

Alexandra Shepard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Biblical Studies. 448 words.

Hutchinson, Ralph (1552?–1606), biblical scholar and college head, was born in London and educated at Merchant Taylors' School. Concerned that his father, John Hutchinson, was 'greatly...