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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...

Cargill, Donald [Daniel] (c. 1627–1681), field preacher and insurgent

John Callow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Religion; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 2445 words.

Cargill, Donald [Daniel] (c. 1627–1681), field preacher and insurgent, was born at the farmhouse of Nether Cloquhat, Perthshire, the son of Lawrence Cargill (d. 1657), smallholder of Nether...

Clay, John (1796–1858), prison chaplain

Bill Forsythe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1423 words.

Clay, John (1796–1858), prison chaplain, was born in Liverpool on 10 May 1796, the fifth son of Thomas Clay (d. 1821), ship- and anchorsmith, and his wife, Mary Lowe. He was a sickly child...

Howard, Philip [St Philip Howard], thirteenth earl of Arundel (1557–1595), magnate and alleged traitor

J. G. Elzinga.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture; Christianity. 2641 words.

Howard, Philip [St Philip Howard], thirteenth earl of Arundel (1557–1595), magnate and alleged traitor, was born on 28 June 1557 at Arundel House, the Strand, London, the only child of...

Kinsey, John

Edwin B. Bronner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1100 words.

Kinsey, John (1693–11 May 1750), Quaker politician and lawyer, was born in Philadelphia, the son of John Kinsey, a carpenter, politician, and Quaker minister, and Sarah Stevens. The younger...

Lloyd, David

Jeffrey B. Webb.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1457 words.

Lloyd, David ( ?1656–06 April 1731), leading Quaker legislator and jurist of early Pennsylvania, was born in Manafon, Montgomeryshire, Wales, the son of Thomas Lloyd. (His mother’s name is...

Lyndwood, William (c. 1375–1446), administrator, ecclesiastical lawyer, and bishop of St David's

R. H. Helmholz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 2822 words.

Lyndwood, William (c. 1375–1446), administrator, ecclesiastical lawyer, and bishop of St David's, was born in Linwood, near Market Rasen, Lincolnshire. One of the seven children of John...

Maffitt, John Newland

Robert E. Cray.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Politics. 1550 words.

Maffitt, John Newland (28 December 1794–28 May 1850), Methodist preacher, was born in Dublin, Ireland, to a middle-class family that belonged to the Church of Ireland, a branch of the...

McGrady, Thomas

Patrick W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1462 words.

McGrady, Thomas (16 June 1863–26 November 1907), Catholic socialist priest and lawyer, was born in Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Hugh McGrady, a tenant farmer and day laborer, and Alicia...

Morrison, William Douglas (1852–1943), criminologist and prison chaplain

Roger Hood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 803 words.

Morrison, William Douglas (1852–1943), criminologist and prison chaplain, was born at Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, on 15 May 1852, the son of Robert Southmuir Morrison, a merchant, and Ann...

Purney, Thomas (1695–1730?), poet and prison chaplain

Richard Greene.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 596 words.

Purney, Thomas (1695–1730?), poet and prison chaplain, was born on 1 August 1695. His parents have not been identified. Perhaps he was related to a family of Purneys in Buckinghamshire, but...

Raleigh [Ralegh], William of (d. 1250), justice, administrator, and bishop of Winchester

David Crook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1276 words.

Raleigh [Ralegh], William of (d. 1250), justice, administrator, and bishop of Winchester, came of a prominent Devon family which had several branches and whose members are sometimes...

Sherfield, Henry (bap. 1572, d. 1634), lawyer and iconoclast

Paul Slack.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Religion; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1981 words.

Sherfield, Henry (bap. 1572, d. 1634), lawyer and iconoclast, was baptized on 13 September 1572 at Winterbourne Earls, near Salisbury, the third son and one of five children of Richard...

Shippen, Edward

Randolph Shipley Klein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1715 words.

Shippen, Edward (1639– August 1712), merchant, religious martyr, and political leader, was born in Yorkshire, England, the son of William Shippen, a prominent landholder, and Mary Nunnes...

Toulmin, Harry

Kristy Armstrong.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 897 words.

Toulmin, Harry (07 April 1766–11 November 1823), clergyman, statesman, and judge, was born in Taunton, England, the son of Joshua Toulmin, a Unitarian clergyman, and Jane Smith, a bookstore...

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...