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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Marsh, William (1775–1864), Church of England clergyman

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1056 words.

Marsh, William (1775–1864), Church of England clergyman, third son of Colonel Sir Charles Marsh (d. c.1805) of Reading and his wife, Catherine (c.1745–1824), daughter of John Case of Bath,...

Herbert Marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(1757–1839),

Bp. of Peterborough. Educated at King's School, Canterbury, and St John's College, Cambridge, of which he was elected a Fellow in 1779, he studied in Germany under J....

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Marsh, Francis (1627–1693), Church of Ireland archbishop of Dublin

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 880 words.

Marsh, Francis (1627–1693), Church of Ireland archbishop of Dublin, the son of Henry Marsh of Edgeworth, Gloucestershire, was born in or near Gloucester on 23 October 1627. He was admitted...

Marsh, George (c. 1515–1555), clergyman and protestant martyr

Thomas S. Freeman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 943 words.

Marsh, George (c. 1515–1555), clergyman and protestant martyr, was born at Dean, Lancashire, probably the son of George Marsh of Dean. He became a farmer, and married when he was about...

Marsh, Narcissus (1638–1713), Church of Ireland archbishop of Armagh

Muriel McCarthy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 2816 words.

Marsh, Narcissus (1638–1713), Church of Ireland archbishop of Armagh, was born on 20 December 1638 at Hannington, near Highworth, Wiltshire, the son of William Marsh, who owned an estate...

Marsh, Herbert (1757–1839), bishop of Peterborough and biblical critic

Robert K. Forrest.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Biblical Studies. 3688 words.

Marsh, Herbert (1757–1839), bishop of Peterborough and biblical critic, was born at Faversham, Kent, on 10 December 1757 and baptized there on 3 January 1758, the eldest son of Richard...

Marsh, Adam [Adam de Marisco] (c. 1200–1259), Franciscan friar, biblical scholar, and teacher

C. H. Lawrence.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Biblical Studies; Education. 1130 words.

Marsh, Adam [Adam de Marisco] (c. 1200–1259), Franciscan friar, biblical scholar, and teacher, according to the Dominican annalist Nicholas Trevet (d. 1328) was born in the diocese of Bath....

Adam of Marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(d. c.1258),

English theologian. Becoming a Franciscan in 1232/3, from c.1247 he was regent of the Franciscan house of studies in Oxford. Apart from his work as a scholar, he...

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Marsh, Herbert (1757–1839)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 51 words.

Bp. of *Peterborough from 1819. In Germany he became conversant with the prevalent critical methods, especially as applied

Adam of Marsh (1258)

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 405 words.

He was probably a native of Somerset, educated at *Oxford, and after being ordained priest received the living of ...

Marsh, Herbert (1757–1839)

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 294 words.

Bp. of *Peterborough. Educated at King's School, *Canterbury, and St John's College, Cambridge, of which he was elected a Fellow in ...

Marsh, Richard [Richard de Marisco] (d. 1226), administrator and bishop of Durham

Robert C. Stacey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; UK Politics; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1232 words.

Marsh, Richard [Richard de Marisco] (d. 1226), administrator and bishop of Durham, was of unknown origins. The fact that he was styled magister indicates that he attended a university, but...

Adam of Marsh (d. c.1258)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 42 words.

(d. c.1258),

English theologian. Becoming a Franciscan in 1232/3, from c.1247 he was regent

Marsh, Herbert (1757–1839)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 51 words.

(1757–1839),

Bp. of Peterborough from 1819. In Germany he became conversant with the prevalent critical methods, especially

Adam of Marsh (d. c.1258)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 43 words.

Becoming a *Franciscan in 1232/3, from c.1247 he was regent of the Franciscan house of studies in

manuscripts of the Bible

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 1529 words.

Writing in the ancient world was usually either on papyrus (made from the stems of the papyrus plant which once flourished in the marshes of the Nile; ...

Guthlac, St (673–714)

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 300 words.

He was related by blood to the royal house of Mercia. Originally a monk at the *double monastery at Repton, he later migrated to an island in the marshes around the site of the present ...

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Ulfrid

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(d. 1028),

martyr. This Englishman was one of those who evangelized Sweden like Sigfrid and others. After considerable success he met his end after attacking idolatry and breaking...

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Ulfrid

David Farmer.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Saints

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 67 words.

(d. 1028),

martyr. This Englishman was one of those who evangelized Sweden like *Sigfrid and others. After considerable success he met his end after attacking idolatry and breaking...

Red Sea

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 281 words.

In the OT the Hebrew phrase rendered ‘Red Sea’ is usually taken to mean ‘Reed’ or ‘Marsh Sea’; the change in terminology may be traced back to the LXX and Vulgate and no satisfactory...