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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,...

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, 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, 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, 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....

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...

Fell [née Askew], Margaret (1614–1702), Quaker leader

Bonnelyn Young Kunze.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 4680 words.

Fell [née Askew], Margaret (1614–1702), Quaker leader, was born at Marsh Grange, near Dalton in Furness, Lancashire, the eldest of two daughters of John Askew, landowner, of Marsh Grange....

Hansell, Edward Halifax (1814–1884), Church of England clergyman

Richard Hooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 385 words.

Hansell, Edward Halifax (1814–1884), Church of England clergyman, was born at St Mary-in-the-Marsh, Norwich, on 6 November 1814, the fourth son of Peter Hansell (1764–1841), BA of Magdalen...

Preston, John (1587–1628), Church of England clergyman

Jonathan D. Moore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 3380 words.

Preston, John (1587–1628), Church of England clergyman, was born at Upper Heyford, Northamptonshire, in October 1587 and baptized at the parish church of Bugbrook on 27 October, the son of...

Lockier, Francis (bap. 1669, d. 1740), dean of Peterborough

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 666 words.

Lockier, Francis (bap. 1669, d. 1740), dean of Peterborough, son of William and Hannah Lockier of Norwich, was born there and baptized at St Mary-in-the-Marsh, Norwich, on 25 March 1669. He...

Abbot, George (1562–1633), archbishop of Canterbury

Kenneth Fincham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 11714 words.

Abbot, George (1562–1633), archbishop of Canterbury, was born on 29 October 1562 in the parish of St Nicholas, Guildford, Surrey, the fourth of six sons of Maurice Abbot (1519/20–1606),...

Bocher, Joan (d. 1550), religious radical

Andrew Hope.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1058 words.

Bocher, Joan (d. 1550), religious radical, also known as Joan Knell and Joan of Kent, is of unknown origins, but Bocher and Knell families are found either side of the rim of Romney Marsh....

Wyatt, William (1622/3–1685), Church of England clergyman and schoolmaster

Vivienne Larminie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education. 519 words.

Wyatt, William (1622/3–1685), Church of England clergyman and schoolmaster, was born at Todenham, near Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire, one of at least three sons of William Wyat. He...

Docking, Thomas of (d. c. 1270), Franciscan friar and ecclesiastical writer

Jenny Swanson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Religious Studies. 665 words.

Docking, Thomas of (d. c. 1270), Franciscan friar and ecclesiastical writer, was born at Docking, Norfolk, and may have entered the Franciscan order at Norwich. He had...

York, Thomas of (b. c. 1220, d. before 1269), Franciscan friar and theologian

Jeremy Catto.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Theology. 583 words.

York, Thomas of (b. c. 1220, d. before 1269), Franciscan friar and theologian, of unknown parentage, had entered the Franciscan order in England by 1245, when Adam Marsh (d....

Williams, William (1800–1878), linguist and first bishop of Waiapu in New Zealand

James Belich.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 644 words.

Williams, William (1800–1878), linguist and first bishop of Waiapu in New Zealand, was born in Nottingham on 18 July 1800, the son of Thomas Williams (1754–1804), hosier, and his wife, Mary...

Weems, Mason Locke

Don Armentrout.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Biographical Studies. 1326 words.

Weems, Mason Locke (11 October 1759–23 May 1825), Episcopal priest, writer, and book agent, was born at “Marshes Seat,” near Herring Bay, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, the son of David...

Dixon, Amzi Clarence

P. C. Kemeny.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1330 words.

Dixon, Amzi Clarence (06 July 1854–14 June 1925), minister and evangelist, was born in Shelby, North Carolina, the son of Thomas Dixon, a Baptist minister, and Amanda Elvira McAfee....