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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N.

1 a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.

2 a raised frame with windows on the quarterdeck of a ship to allow light into the decks...

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Caffyn, Matthew (bap. 1628, d. 1714), General Baptist minister

Jim Spivey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1511 words.

Caffyn, Matthew (bap. 1628, d. 1714), General Baptist minister, was baptized on 26 October 1628 at Horsham, Sussex, the seventh son of a yeoman farmer, Thomas Caffin (d. before 1653), and...

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Brent, Charles Henry

James Elliott Lindsley.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1491 words.

Brent, Charles Henry (09 April 1862–27 March 1929), bishop and Christian ecumenist, was born in Newcastle, Ontario, Canada, the son of Rev. Henry Brent, rector of the local Anglican parish,...

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Jones, Absalom

Donald S. Armentrout.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1218 words.

Jones, Absalom (06 November 1746–13 February 1818), first black Protestant Episcopal priest, was born in Sussex, Delaware, the son of slave parents. He was a small child when his master...

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Pemberton, John

Jessica Kross.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1438 words.

Pemberton, John (27 November 1727–31 January 1795), Quaker minister, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Israel Pemberton, a wealthy merchant and preeminent Quaker, and...

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Staupitz and Luther

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Martin Luther

June 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 8161 words.

The impact of Johannes von Staupitz (c. 1468–1524) on Martin Luther can hardly be overestimated. Staupitz was elected vicar general of the reformed Augustinian Order in 1503. Between 1504...

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Ceolfrith [St Ceolfrith, Ceolfrid] (642–716), abbot of Wearmouth and Jarrow

S. J. Coates.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Christianity. 1796 words.

Ceolfrith [St Ceolfrith, Ceolfrid] (642–716), abbot of Wearmouth and Jarrow, was born into an aristocratic family, his father being a member of the royal comitatus (band of companions) of...

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Fisher, Osmond (1817–1914), Church of England clergyman and geologist

Richard Wilding.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Geology and the Lithosphere. 792 words.

Fisher, Osmond (1817–1914), Church of England clergyman and geologist, was born at the vicarage, Osmington, Dorset, on 17 November 1817. His father, John Fisher (1788–1832), was archdeacon...

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Robert (d. 1102), crusader and martyr

Nicholas Hooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Religion; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 444 words.

Robert (d. 1102), crusader and martyr, was the son of Godwine of Winchester and a companion of Edgar Ætheling. According to the late fourteenth-century Scottish writer John Fordun, in the...

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Deicolus [St Deicolus, Deicola] (d. c. 625), Benedictine monk and hermit

Dagmar Ó Riain-Raedel.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Christianity; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Social and Cultural History. 486 words.

Deicolus [St Deicolus, Deicola] (d. c. 625), Benedictine monk and hermit, was allegedly a companion of St Columbanus of Luxeuil and Bobbio (d. 615), and a half-brother of Gall...

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Swithberht [St Swithberht, Suidbert] (d. 713), bishop and missionary

Marios Costambeys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Religion and Education; Christianity. 528 words.

Swithberht [St Swithberht, Suidbert] (d. 713), bishop and missionary, was one of the twelve companions of Willibrord in his mission to evangelize the Frisians. All that is known of him...

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