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Peter Mayer

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

 (1936– ) US publisher.

At Avon Books in the 1970s, Mayer launched the trade paperback as an alternative to mass-market paperbacks. He brought a more commercial outlook to Penguin...

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Thatcher [Thacher], Peter (1587/8–1641), Church of England clergyman

Paul Slack.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 926 words.

Thatcher [Thacher], Peter (1587/8–1641), Church of England clergyman, was the eldest of at least three sons of Peter Thatcher of Queen Camel, Somerset. He matriculated from Queen's College,...

Amigo, Peter Emmanuel (1864–1949), Roman Catholic bishop of Southwark

Michael Clifton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1110 words.

Amigo, Peter Emmanuel (1864–1949), Roman Catholic bishop of Southwark, was born on 26 May 1864 at Waterport Street, Gibraltar, the ninth of the eleven children of Peter Lawrence Amigo (b....

Collingridge, Peter [name in religion Bernardine] (1757–1829), vicar apostolic of the western district

J. A. Harding.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 772 words.

Collingridge, Peter [name in religion Bernardine] (1757–1829), vicar apostolic of the western district, was born on 10 March 1757 at Fritwell, Oxfordshire, the son of Peter Collingridge and...

Marshall, Peter (1902–1949), minister of the Presbyterian Church of the United States

Sherwood E. Wirt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 781 words.

Marshall, Peter (1902–1949), minister of the Presbyterian Church of the United States, was born on 27 May 1902 at 70 Henderson Street, in industrial Coatbridge, the son of Peter Marshall,...

Hadrian (630x37–709), abbot of St Peter's and St Paul's, Canterbury

Michael Lapidge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1174 words.

Hadrian (630x37–709), abbot of St Peter's and St Paul's, Canterbury, was a native of north Africa. The broad outlines of his career are known from Bede's Historia ecclesiastica and may be...

Wells, Samuel (1614–1678), nonconformist minister

Paul C.-H. Lim.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 911 words.

Wells, Samuel (1614–1678), nonconformist minister, was born on 18 August 1614 in St Peter-in-the-East, Oxford, and baptized there on 24 August, the son of William Wells of Oxford. He...

Ua Gormáin, Máel Muire [Marianus O'Gorman] (d. 1181?), abbot of Knock

Seán Duffy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 639 words.

Ua Gormáin, Máel Muire [Marianus O'Gorman] (d. 1181?), abbot of Knock, may possibly be equated with the Máel Muire Ua Dúnáin, abbot of the same Augustinian house, dedicated to St Peter and...

Hall, Francis Russell (1788–1866), Church of England clergyman and writer

C. W. Sutton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 192 words.

Hall, Francis Russell (1788–1866), Church of England clergyman and writer, son of the Revd Samuel Hall, incumbent of St Peter's, Manchester, and his wife, Elizabeth, was born in Manchester...

Waddell, Peter Hately (1817–1891), Presbyterian minister and author

H. C. G. Matthew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 877 words.

Waddell, Peter Hately (1817–1891), Presbyterian minister and author, son of James Waddell of Balquhatston, Stirlingshire, and his wife, Alice Hately, was born at Balquhatston House,...

White, Thomas (1628–1698), bishop of Peterborough and nonjuror

Michael Mullett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1504 words.

White, Thomas (1628–1698), bishop of Peterborough and nonjuror, was born at Allington, Kent, the son of Peter White, who died shortly after Thomas's birth. Records of his university career...

Gold, Henry (d. 1534), Catholic priest

Richard Rex.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 688 words.

Gold, Henry (d. 1534), Catholic priest, is first recorded in 1511, when Archbishop William Warham collated him to a chantry in St Peter's, Sandwich. Warham's patronage may also explain...

Sheppey, John (c. 1300–1360), bishop of Rochester

H. L. Spencer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 729 words.

Sheppey, John (c. 1300–1360), bishop of Rochester, presumably took his name from the Isle of Sheppey off the northern coast of Kent. Nothing is known of his family, except that he was...

Tolton, Augustus

Patrick W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 849 words.

Tolton, Augustus ( April 1854–09 July 1897), the first African-American Catholic priest, was born in Ralls County, Missouri, the son of Peter Paul Tolton and Martha Jane Chisley, both of...

Wedel, Cynthia Clark

Donald S. Armentrout.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 986 words.

Wedel, Cynthia Clark (26 August 1908–24 August 1986), Episcopal ecumenist, was born in Dearborn, Michigan, the daughter of Arthur Pierson Clark, a civil engineer, and Elizabeth Snow Haigh....

Love

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Martin Luther

June 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 9561 words.

The questions of love’s nature and its different forms were crucial to Martin Luther from the beginning of his theological career. Already as a young monk and theologian he struggled with...

Barrett, Stephen (bap. 1719, d. 1801), schoolmaster and Church of England clergyman

A. H. Bullen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education. 538 words.

Barrett, Stephen (bap. 1719, d. 1801), schoolmaster and Church of England clergyman, was born at Bent, in the parish of Kildwick in Craven, Yorkshire, and was baptized there on 14 May 1719,...

Sheen, Fulton John

Kathleen Riley.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Religion. 1599 words.

Sheen, Fulton John (08 May 1895–09 December 1979), Roman Catholic bishop and electronic evangelist, was born in El Paso, Illinois, the son of Newton Morris Sheen and Delia Fulton, farmers....

Ewer, Ferdinand Cartwright

Harvey Hill.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1168 words.

Ewer, Ferdinand Cartwright (22 May 1826–10 October 1883), journalist and Anglo-Catholic clergyman, was born in Nantucket, Rhode Island, the son of Peter Folger Ewer, a shipowner and oil...

Hausted, Peter (c. 1605–1644), playwright and Church of England clergyman

David Kathman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 796 words.

Hausted, Peter (c. 1605–1644), playwright and Church of England clergyman, was born in Oundle, Northamptonshire. His parentage is uncertain but William Hawsted, a yeoman of Oundle who...

Forsyth, Peter Taylor (1848–1921), Congregational minister

John Huxtable.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 898 words.

Forsyth, Peter Taylor (1848–1921), Congregational minister, was born on 12 May 1848 at 100 Chapel Street, Aberdeen, the eldest child in the family of two sons and three daughters of Isaac...