Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-17 of 17 items for:

Social Sciences x Politics x Christianity x British History x clear all

Atterbury, Francis (1663–1732), bishop of Rochester, politician, and Jacobite conspirator

D. W. Hayton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; UK Politics; British History; Political History. 6392 words.

Atterbury, Francis (1663–1732), bishop of Rochester, politician, and Jacobite conspirator, was born on 6 March 1663 at Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, the younger son of Lewis Atterbury...

Beaufort, Henry [called the Cardinal of England] (1375?–1447), bishop of Winchester and cardinal

G. L. Harriss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; UK Politics. 6899 words.

Beaufort, Henry [called the Cardinal of England] (1375?–1447), bishop of Winchester and cardinal, was the second of four illegitimate children of John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster...

Coppe, Abiezer (1619–1672?), Baptist preacher and Ranter

Ariel Hessayon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; UK Politics; British History. 5546 words.

Coppe, Abiezer (1619–1672?), Baptist preacher and Ranter, was born on Sunday 30 May 1619, and baptized on 1 June at St Mary's, Warwick, the eldest known child of Walter Coppe (b. 1593, d....

Forbes, Robert (bap. 1708, d. 1775), Jacobite annalist and Scottish Episcopal bishop of Ross and Caithness

William Donaldson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; UK Politics; British History; Political History; Education; History. 1073 words.

Forbes, Robert (bap. 1708, d. 1775), Jacobite annalist and Scottish Episcopal bishop of Ross and Caithness, was baptized on 4 May 1708 at Rayne, Aberdeenshire, the second child and only son...

Geoffrey (1151?–1212), archbishop of York

Marie Lovatt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); UK Politics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 4929 words.

Geoffrey (1151?–1212), archbishop of York, was the illegitimate son of Henry II. He was probably named after his paternal grandfather, Geoffrey of Anjou (d. 1151).

Geoffrey's date...

Goffe [Gough], Stephen (1605–1681), Roman Catholic priest and royalist agent

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1280 words.

Goffe [Gough], Stephen (1605–1681), Roman Catholic priest and royalist agent, was born at Stanmer, Sussex, the son of Stephen Goffe, the puritan inclined rector of the nearby parish of...

Hudson, Michael (1605–1648), Church of England clergyman and royalist agent

Nicholas W. S. Cranfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1368 words.

Hudson, Michael (1605–1648), Church of England clergyman and royalist agent, was born in Penrith, Cumberland. He went up to Queen's College, Oxford, as 'a poor child', matriculated on 1...

James, John (d. 1661), Fifth Monarchist and Seventh Day Baptist preacher

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; UK Politics; British History. 648 words.

James, John (d. 1661), Fifth Monarchist and Seventh Day Baptist preacher, was a native of England, born of poor parents, but his birthplace is unknown. He had little education, and was a...

Lloyd, Sylvester (b. in or after 1680, d. 1747), Roman Catholic bishop of Waterford and Lismore and Jacobite sympathizer

Patrick Fagan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; UK Politics; British History; Political History. 872 words.

Lloyd, Sylvester (b. in or after 1680, d. 1747), Roman Catholic bishop of Waterford and Lismore and Jacobite sympathizer, was born probably in co. Tipperary, although co. Kilkenny is also...

Middleton, Patrick (1662–1736), Scottish Episcopal clergyman and Jacobite sympathizer

Nigel Aston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; UK Politics; British History; Political History. 768 words.

Middleton, Patrick (1662–1736), Scottish Episcopal clergyman and Jacobite sympathizer, details of whose parents and upbringing are unknown, matriculated at St Leonard's College in 1676 and...

Oates, Samuel (bap. 1614, d. 1683), General Baptist preacher and Leveller

Stephen Wright.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; UK Politics; British History. 2019 words.

Oates, Samuel (bap. 1614, d. 1683), General Baptist preacher and Leveller, was baptized at St Saviour's Church, Norwich, on 26 September 1614, the son of Titus Oates, a Church of England...

Paul, William (bap. 1679, d. 1716), Jacobite sympathizer and nonjuring Church of England clergyman

Robert D. Cornwall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 899 words.

Paul, William (bap. 1679, d. 1716), Jacobite sympathizer and nonjuring Church of England clergyman, was baptized on 23 August 1679 at Ashby Parva, Leicestershire. The eldest of five...

Rede, John (1614/1615–1710), Leveller and Baptist leader

John Rees.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Politics; UK Politics; British History. 2307 words.

Rede, John (1614/1615–1710), Leveller and Baptist leader, was the son of Edward Rede (d. 1635), of Porton, near Idmiston, Wiltshire; details of his mother are unknown. He had three...

Stewart, Alexander (c. 1493–1513), administrator and archbishop-designate of St Andrews

Trevor Chalmers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Scottish History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; UK Politics. 997 words.

Stewart, Alexander (c. 1493–1513), administrator and archbishop-designate of St Andrews, was the illegitimate son of James IV, king of Scots (1473–1513), and Marion Boyd. His mother, with...

Stewart, James, duke of Ross (1476–1504), archbishop-designate of St Andrews

Trevor Chalmers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Scottish History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; UK Politics. 1067 words.

Stewart, James, duke of Ross (1476–1504), archbishop-designate of St Andrews, was the second son of James III, king of Scots, and his wife, Margaret of Denmark. Born early in 1476, James...

Turner, Francis (1637–1700), bishop of Ely, nonjuror, and Jacobite conspirator

Paul Hopkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; UK Politics; British History; Political History. 3675 words.

Turner, Francis (1637–1700), bishop of Ely, nonjuror, and Jacobite conspirator, was born on 23 August 1637, the eldest son of Thomas Turner (bap. 1592, d. 1672), chaplain to Charles I and...

Wyke, Andrew (fl. 1645–1663), Baptist minister and Ranter

Ariel Hessayon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; UK Politics; British History. 1768 words.

Wyke, Andrew (fl. 1645–1663), Baptist minister and Ranter, is a man of whom nothing as yet is known of his early life. His name, derived from the Old English word for dwelling or village,...