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Adams, James Williams (1839–1903), army chaplain

H. M. Vibart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 656 words.

Adams, James Williams (1839–1903), army chaplain, born on 24 November 1839 in Cork, was the only son of James O'Brien Adams, magistrate of Cork (d. 1854), and his wife, Elizabeth Williams....

Brown, David (1762–1812), East India Company chaplain

A. J. Arbuthnot.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 637 words.

Brown, David (1762–1812), East India Company chaplain, was the son of Francis Brown, a prosperous farmer of Driffield Greets, Yorkshire. He was educated privately at Scarborough and then at...

Buchanan, Claudius (1766–1815), East India Company chaplain

Penelope Carson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1834 words.

Buchanan, Claudius (1766–1815), East India Company chaplain, was born on 12 March 1766 at Cambuslang, a village near Glasgow, the second son of Alexander Buchanan (d. 1788), schoolmaster at...

Capers, Ellison

Edward G. Longacre.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1295 words.

Capers, Ellison (14 October 1837–22 April 1908), Confederate soldier and Episcopal clergyman, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of William Capers, a Methodist bishop, and...

Caunter, Richard McDonald (1800–1879), soldier and Church of England clergyman

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 4 words.

See Caunter, John Hobart

Cavalier, Jean (1681–1740), army officer and leader of the Camisard rising in France

Francis Espinasse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1585 words.

Cavalier, Jean (1681–1740), army officer and leader of the Camisard rising in France, was born on 28 November 1681 at Mas Roux, Ribaute, near Anduze, Languedoc, subsequently in the...

Cecil [alias Snowden], John (1558–1626), Roman Catholic priest and spy

James Edward McGoldrick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 2009 words.

Cecil [alias Snowden], John (1558–1626), Roman Catholic priest and spy, was born at Worcester and educated at Trinity College, Oxford; he graduated BA in 1576 and MA in 1580. He and several...

Chillenden, Edmund (fl. 1631–1678), parliamentarian army officer and General Baptist leader

P. R. S. Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 947 words.

Chillenden, Edmund (fl. 1631–1678), parliamentarian army officer and General Baptist leader, was the son of William Chillenden, yeoman, of Faversham, Kent. His father had died by the time...

Coppock, Thomas (bap. 1719, d. 1746), Jacobite chaplain

Christoph v. Ehrenstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 513 words.

Coppock, Thomas (bap. 1719, d. 1746), Jacobite chaplain, was born in Old Millgate, Manchester, and baptized on 13 December 1719. He was the third of four children of John Coppock, a tailor,...

D'Auvergne, Edward (1665–1737), historian and army chaplain

Jonathan Spain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education; History; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1472 words.

D'Auvergne, Edward (1665–1737), historian and army chaplain, belonged to the ancient D'Auvergne family of St Ouen, on the island of Jersey. He was the third son of Philip D'Auvergne (d....

Doyle, William Joseph Gabriel (1873–1917), Roman Catholic priest and military chaplain

Peter L'Estrange.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 618 words.

Doyle, William Joseph Gabriel (1873–1917), Roman Catholic priest and military chaplain, was born at Dalkey, co. Dublin, on 3 March 1873, the youngest of seven children of Hugh Doyle, chief...

Duffy, Francis Patrick

Scott Appleby.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Education; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1320 words.

Duffy, Francis Patrick (02 May 1871–26 June 1932), Catholic military chaplain, editor, and teacher, was born in Cobourg, Ontario, Canada, the son of Irish immigrants Patrick Duffy and Mary...

Evans, John (c. 1652–1724), East India Company chaplain and Church of Ireland bishop of Meath

D. W. Hayton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1316 words.

Evans, John (c. 1652–1724), East India Company chaplain and Church of Ireland bishop of Meath, was born into a Welsh-speaking family at Plas-du, Llanarmon, Caernarvonshire. Although the...

Gambier, James, Baron Gambier (1756–1833), naval officer and evangelical activist

Richard C. Blake.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religion. 1606 words.

Gambier, James, Baron Gambier (1756–1833), naval officer and evangelical activist, was born at New Providence in the Bahamas on 13 October 1756, the second son of the lieutenant-governor...

Garrett, George William Littler (1852–1902), clergyman and submarine designer

Andrew Lambert.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 899 words.

Garrett, George William Littler (1852–1902), clergyman and submarine designer, was born on 4 July 1852 at 45 Waterloo Road, Lambeth, London, the third son of John Garrett (d. 1893), an...

Gatliff, James (1765–1831), army officer and Church of England clergyman

Richard Sharp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 543 words.

Gatliff, James (1765–1831), army officer and Church of England clergyman, the son of James Gatliff of Manchester, a man of leisure, was born in Manchester on 21 December 1765. Educated at...

Gleig, George Robert (1796–1888), chaplain to the armed forces and author

Douglas M. Peers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1699 words.

Gleig, George Robert (1796–1888), chaplain to the armed forces and author, was born on 20 April 1796 at Stirling, the son of George Gleig, bishop of Brechin, and his wife, Janet Hamilton of...

Graham [Grimes], Robert [name in religion Alexis] (d. 1701), army officer and Trappist monk

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 336 words.

Graham [Grimes], Robert [name in religion Alexis] (d. 1701), army officer and Trappist monk, was the second son of a certain ‘Colonel’ William Grimes, a cousin of the earl of Montrose, who...

Gwynne, Llewellyn Henry (1863–1957), bishop in Egypt and Sudan and army chaplain

Peter Howson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1482 words.

Gwynne, Llewellyn Henry (1863–1957), bishop in Egypt and Sudan and army chaplain, was born at Foxhole, Llansamlet Lower, in the Kilvey valley on the outskirts of Swansea, on 11 June 1863,...

Haime, John (bap. 1708, d. 1784), soldier and Methodist preacher

Isabel Rivers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1128 words.

Haime, John (bap. 1708, d. 1784), soldier and Methodist preacher, was born in Shaftesbury, Dorset, and baptized at Holy Trinity Church in Shaftesbury on 18 February 1708 (though he gave the...