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Aguilar, Grace (1816–1847), writer on Jewish history and religion and novelist

Nadia Valman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education. 1061 words.

Aguilar, Grace (1816–1847), writer on Jewish history and religion and novelist, was born on 2 June 1816 in Hackney, Middlesex, the eldest of the three children of Emanuel Aguilar...

Ball, John (d. 1381), chaplain and leader of the peasants' revolt

Andrew Prescott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Religion; History of Religion. 1130 words.

Ball, John (d. 1381), chaplain and leader of the peasants' revolt, was of obscure origins. He had been an itinerant radical preacher for nearly twenty years before the revolt. He described...

Barclay, Robert (1833–1876), Quaker and ecclesiastical historian

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; History of Religion. 573 words.

Barclay, Robert (1833–1876), Quaker and ecclesiastical historian, was born on 4 August 1833 at Croydon. He was the younger son of John Barclay (1797–1838), a descendant of the Quaker...

Bartlet, James Vernon (1863–1940), ecclesiastical historian

G. F. Nuttall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion. 789 words.

Bartlet, James Vernon (1863–1940), ecclesiastical historian, was born on 15 August 1863 in Scarborough, the only son of George Donald Bartlet (1823–1906), an English Presbyterian minister...

Bennett, Gareth Vaughan (1929–1987), ecclesiastical historian

Mark D. Chapman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion. 981 words.

Bennett, Gareth Vaughan (1929–1987), ecclesiastical historian, was born on 8 November 1929 at 19 Valkyrie Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, the only child of Roy Charles Frederick Bennett, a...

Bigg, Charles (1840–1908), schoolmaster and ecclesiastical historian

Martin D. W. Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion. 948 words.

Bigg, Charles (1840–1908), schoolmaster and ecclesiastical historian, was born on 12 September 1840 at Higher Broughton, near Manchester, the second son of Thomas Bigg, a Manchester...

Bingham, Joseph (bap. 1668, d. 1723), ecclesiastical historian

Stuart Handley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion. 1216 words.

Bingham, Joseph (bap. 1668, d. 1723), ecclesiastical historian, was baptized on 28 September 1668 at All Saints', Wakefield, Yorkshire, the son of Francis Bingham (b. 1625, d. in or after...

Bishop, Edmund (1846–1917), liturgical scholar and ecclesiastical historian

R. J. Schoeck.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion; Religion. 1414 words.

Bishop, Edmund (1846–1917), liturgical scholar and ecclesiastical historian, was born at Bridgetown, in Berry Pomeroy, near Totnes, Devon, on 17 May 1846, the youngest child of Michael...

Blunt, John Henry (1823–1884), ecclesiastical historian and theological writer

T. F. Tout.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion; Theology. 402 words.

Blunt, John Henry (1823–1884), ecclesiastical historian and theological writer, was born at Chelsea on 25 August 1823, where he was educated in a private school. For some years after...

Bradshaw, Henry (d. 1513), scholar and hagiographer

Joan Greatrex.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History of Religion. 697 words.

Bradshaw, Henry (d. 1513), scholar and hagiographer, was a Benedictine monk of the abbey of St Werburgh, Chester. He was probably professed in the mid-1490s since he was ordained subdeacon...

Bright, William (1824–1901), church historian

Andrew Clark.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion. 871 words.

Bright, William (1824–1901), church historian, born at Doncaster on 14 December 1824, was the only son of William Bright, town clerk of Doncaster, Yorkshire, and Mary Ann Branson. He was...

Cardwell, Edward (1787–1861), ecclesiastical historian

C. W. Sutton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion. 653 words.

Cardwell, Edward (1787–1861), ecclesiastical historian, was the youngest of the five sons of Richard Cardwell of Blackburn, Lancashire, and his wife, Jane, daughter of John and Margaret...

Carpenter, Edward Frederick (1910–1998), dean of Westminster and ecclesiastical historian

Michael De-la-Noy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1085 words.

Carpenter, Edward Frederick (1910–1998), dean of Westminster and ecclesiastical historian, was born on 27 November 1910 at 17 New Haw Road, Addleston, Surrey, the younger son and younger...

Casaubon, Isaac (1559–1614), classical scholar and ecclesiastical historian

John Considine.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion; Classical Studies. 5074 words.

Casaubon, Isaac (1559–1614), classical scholar and ecclesiastical historian, was born in Geneva on 18 February 1559 ns and baptized two days later, one of the nine children of Arnaud...

Cassan, Stephen Hyde (1789–1841), ecclesiastical biographer

H. C. G. Matthew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion; Biographical Studies. 412 words.

Cassan, Stephen Hyde (1789–1841), ecclesiastical biographer, son of Stephen Cassan, barrister, and his wife, Sarah, daughter of Captain Charles Mears, was born at Calcutta, where his father...

Cheetham, Samuel (1827–1908), Church of England clergyman and ecclesiastical historian

Ronald Bayne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 568 words.

Cheetham, Samuel (1827–1908), Church of England clergyman and ecclesiastical historian, the son of Samuel Cheetham, farmer, of Hambleton, Rutland, and his wife, Emma Mary, née Woolston, was...

Cheyne, Sir John (c. 1390–1468), Lollard and rebel

Linda Clark.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Religion; History of Religion. 1148 words.

Cheyne, Sir John (c. 1390–1468), Lollard and rebel, was the elder son of Roger Cheyne (1362–1414) of Drayton Beauchamp, Buckinghamshire, one of the leaders of the Lollard movement in the...

Cheyne, Sir John (d. 1414), diplomat, heretic, and speaker-elect of the House of Commons

Nigel Saul.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Religion; History of Religion; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 825 words.

Cheyne, Sir John (d. 1414), diplomat, heretic, and speaker-elect of the House of Commons, of unknown parentage, was a scion of the family of Cheyne of Drayton Beauchamp, Buckinghamshire....

Clifford, Sir Lewis (c. 1330–1404), soldier and suspected heretic

Peter Fleming.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Religion; History of Religion. 1077 words.

Clifford, Sir Lewis (c. 1330–1404), soldier and suspected heretic, 'far from being of the north-country baronial family was a cadet of the Cliffords of Devonshire, such small fry that their...

Cook, George (1772–1845), Church of Scotland minister and ecclesiastical historian

T. F. Henderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 887 words.

Cook, George (1772–1845), Church of Scotland minister and ecclesiastical historian, was born in December 1772 in St Andrews, the second son of the Revd John Cook, professor of moral...