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Chilembwe, John (c. 1870–1915), Baptist minister and anti-colonial rebel

Michael Twaddle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1005 words.

Chilembwe, John (c. 1870–1915), Baptist minister and anti-colonial rebel, was probably born at Sangano, Chiradzulu, in modern Malawi, of a Yao father (reportedly called Kaundama), and a...

Crichton, Robert (d. 1585), bishop of Dunkeld

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 4 words.

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Ecclestone, Alan (1904–1992), Church of England clergyman and communist activist

T. J. Gorringe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1049 words.

Ecclestone, Alan (1904–1992), Church of England clergyman and communist activist, was born on 3 June 1904 at 233 Princes Road, Stoke-on-Trent, the second of the two children of George Henry...

Hickes, John (1633–1685), clergyman, ejected minister, and rebel

Richard L. Greaves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1136 words.

Hickes, John (1633–1685), clergyman, ejected minister, and rebel, was born at Moorhouse Farm in Newsham, near Kirby Wiske, Yorkshire, the son of William Hickes of Stonegrave, Yorkshire, and...

McEgan, Owen [Eoghan O'hAogain] (d. 1603), Roman Catholic bishop-designate of Ross and rebel

Terry Clavin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 918 words.

McEgan, Owen [Eoghan O'hAogain] (d. 1603), Roman Catholic bishop-designate of Ross and rebel, was born in Ireland but nothing is known about his family. He was probably educated in a...

Mitchell, James (d. 1678), presbyterian preacher and insurgent

John Coffey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1297 words.

Mitchell, James (d. 1678), presbyterian preacher and insurgent, was born and raised in Edinburghshire. He studied at Edinburgh University under the theologian David Dickson and graduated on...

Murphy, John (1753–1798), Roman Catholic priest and insurgent leader

Ruán O'Donnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1425 words.

Murphy, John (1753–1798), Roman Catholic priest and insurgent leader, was the youngest of four sons and one daughter born to Thomas Murphy and Johanna Whitty of Tincurry, near Ballycarney,...

Percy [née Somerset], Anne, countess of Northumberland (1536–1591), rebel and Roman Catholic exile

Jade Scott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Religion; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1898 words.

Percy [née Somerset], Anne, countess of Northumberland (1536–1591), rebel and Roman Catholic exile, was the third daughter of Henry Somerset, second earl of Worcester (1495/6–1549), and his...

Pickering, John (c. 1495–1537), Dominican friar and rebel

Susan E. James.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1849 words.

Pickering, John (c. 1495–1537), Dominican friar and rebel, was probably born in or near Bridlington, Yorkshire. Nothing is known of his parents or early life. He entered the Dominican house...

Welsh, Robert (b. in or before 1506, d. 1549), priest and rebel

Nicholas Orme.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 585 words.

Welsh, Robert (b. in or before 1506, d. 1549), priest and rebel, is known for his leading role in the siege of Exeter during what contemporaries called ‘the Commotion’ and modern historians...