William Melmoth
William Melmoth (sometimes "William Melmoth the Elder") (1665/66–1743) was an English devotional writer and lawyer, whose major work, The Great Importance of a Religious Life Consider'd (1711), proved...
Jean-Joseph Surin
Jean-Joseph Surin (9 February 1600, Bordeaux—21 April 1665, Bordeaux) was a French Jesuit mystic, preacher, devotional writer and exorcist. He is remembered for his participation in the exorcism...
Edward Reyner
Edward Reyner (Rayner) (1600–c.1668) was an English nonconforming clergyman, known as a devotional writer.
He was born in the parish of Morley, near Leeds. He attended the monthly religious ...
David Hollatz (writer)
David Hollatz (died 14 June 1771) (the younger) was a German Lutheran ministerm grandson of the dogmatician David Hollatz. He was preacher at Güntersberg, near Zachan, in Pomerania from 1730 till his ...
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Francis de Sales
Francis de Sales, C.O., O.M., O.F.M. Cap. (French: François de Sales) (21 August 1567 – 28 December 1622) was a Bishop of Geneva and is honored as a saint in the Roman Catholic Chur...
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Louis de Montfort
Saint Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort (31 January 1673 – 28 April 1716) was a French Roman Catholic priest and Confessor. He was known in his time as a preacher and was made a missionary apostolic by...
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John Scott (1639–1695)
John Scott (1639–1695) was an English clergyman, known as a devotional writer, and a defender of Anglican orthodoxy in his preaching.
He was son of Thomas Scott, a grazier of Chippenham, Wiltshire...
Lucy Herbert (writer)
Lady Lucy Herbert, CRSA (1669 – Bruges, 19 January 1743/44), was an English aristocrat who became a canoness regular and devotional writer in Flanders.
Herbert was the fourth daughter of William H...
Teresa of Ávila
Teresa of Ávila, also called Saint Teresa of Jesus, baptized as Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda y Ahumada (28 March 1515 – 4 October 1582), was a prominent Spanish mystic, Roman Catholic saint...
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Charles Howe (writer)
Charles Howe (1661–1742) was an English devotional writer and courtier during the reigns of Charles II and James II of England and VII of Scotland.
He born in Gloucestershire, the third son of Joh...
Thomas More
Sir Thomas More (/ˈmɔr/; 7 February 1478 – 6 July 1535), venerated by Roman Catholics as Saint Thomas More, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman and noted Renais...
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Theophilus Dorrington
Theophilus Dorrington (1654–1715) was a Church of England clergyman. Initially a nonconforming minister, he settled at Wittersham in The Weald, an area with many Dissenters, particularly Baptists. He ...
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Joseph Hall (bishop)
Joseph Hall (1 July 1574 – 8 September 1656) was an English bishop, satirist and moralist. His contemporaries knew him as a devotional writer, and a high-profile controversialist of the early 1640s. I...
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Susanna Hopton
Susanna Hopton née Harvey (1627–1709) was an English devotional writer.
Largely self-educated, she married Richard Hopton of Kington, Herefordshire, a barrister, and judge. In the early 1650s she ...
Aodh Mac Cathmhaoil
Aodh Mac Cathmhaoil, O.F.M., (Latin: Hugo Cavellus; anglicised: Hugh MacCaghwell) (1571 – 22 September 1626), was an Irish Franciscan theologian and Archbishop of Armagh. He was known by Irish speake...
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Robert Southwell (Jesuit)
Robert Southwell (c. 1561 – 21 February 1595), also Saint Robert Southwell, was an English Roman Catholic priest of the Jesuit Order. He was also a poet and clandestine missionary in post-Reformation ...
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Robert Bellarmine
Saint Robert Bellarmine, S.J. (Italian: Roberto Francesco Romolo Bellarmino; 4 October 1542 – 17 September 1621) was an Italian Jesuit and a Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was one of the mos...
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Gaspar Aquino de Belen
Gaspar Aquino de Belén was a Filipino poet and translator of the 17th century, known for authoring a 1704 rendition of the Pasyon: a famous poetic narrative of the passion, death and resurrection of J...
James Hervey
James Hervey (26 February 1714 – 25 December 1758) was an English clergyman and writer.
He was born at Hardingstone, near Northampton, and was educated at the grammar school of Northampton, and at...
Jeremias Drexel
Jeremias Drexel S.J. (also known as Hieremias Drexelius or Drechsel) (August 15, 1581–19 April 1638) was a Jesuit writer of devotional literature and a professor of the humanities and rhetoric. ...
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Venetian Interdict
The Venetian Interdict of 1606 and 1607 was the expression in terms of canon law, by means of a papal interdict, of a diplomatic quarrel and confrontation between the Papal Curia and the Republic of V...
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List of institutions named after Thomas Aquinas
Institutions of learning named after Thomas Aquinas include the following:
List of institutions named after Thomas Aquinas - Wikipedia
Richard Baxter
Richard Baxter (12 November 1615 – 8 December 1691) was an English Puritan church leader, poet, hymn-writer, theologian, and controversialist. Dean Stanley called him "the chief of English Protestant...
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Christian Scriver
Christian Scriver (January 2, 1629 – April 5, 1693) was a German Lutheran minister and devotional writer.
Christian Scriver was born at Rendsburg in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. He entere...
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Henry Scudder (clergyman)
Henry Scudder (d. 1659?) was an English clergyman of presbyterian views, known as a devotional writer, and member of the Westminster Assembly.
He was a graduate of Christ's College, Cambridge, wit...
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Giovanni Bona
Giovanni Bona (1609-1674) was an Italian Cistercian, cardinal, liturgist and devotional author.
He was born of an old French family at Mondovì, in Piedmont, northern Italy, on 19 October, accordin...
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Marguerite de Navarre
Marguerite de Navarre (French: Marguerite d'Angoulême, Marguerite d'Alençon; 11 April 1492 – 21 December 1549), also known as Marguerite of Angoulême and Margaret of Navarre, was the pr...
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Edward Sparke
Edward Sparke (died 1692) was an English clergyman and devotional writer.
A native of Kent, he was educated at Clare Hall, Cambridge, graduating B.A. 1630, M.A. 1633, and B.D. 1640. He was incorpo...
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John Kettlewell
John Kettlewell (1653–1695) was an English clergyman, nonjuror and devotional writer. He is now known for his arguments against William Sherlock, who had justified the change of monarch of 1688-9 and ...
Robert Hill (clergyman)
Robert Hill (died 1623) was an English clergyman, a conforming Puritan according to Anthony Milton.
He was a native of Ashbourne, Derbyshire. He was educated at Christ's College, Cambridge, and gr...
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