John Newton
Scottish Pipes play the beautiful hymn, with the story of how it was written.
Joshua Childrey
Joshua Childrey (1623–1670) was an English churchman and academic, antiquary and astrologer, the archdeacon of Salisbury from 1664. He was a "country virtuoso" (in the sense used at the time, implying...
Alfred Inigo Suckling
Alfred Inigo Suckling (1796–1856), surname initially Fox, was an English clergyman, an author and historian of Suffolk.
Born on 31 January 1796, he was the only son of Alexander Fox of Norwich, by...
Thomas Penrose
Thomas Penrose (1742–1779) was an English cleric and poet.
Baptised at Newbury, Berkshire, on 9 September 1742, he was the eldest son of Thomas Penrose, rector of Newbury parish, who died on 20 A...
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Bernard Silverman
Bernard Walter Silverman FRS (born 22 February 1952) is a British statistician and Anglican Priest. He was Master of St Peter's College, Oxford from 1 October 2003 to 31 December 2009. He is a member ...
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Egeon Askew
Egeon Acton Askew (born 1576), was an English divine.
Askew was from Lancashire. His family was originally of Mulcaster Crescent, Carlisle, Cumberland, and subsequently of Kirkby Ireleth, in North...
Scrope Berdmore
Scrope Berdmore D.D. (1708–1770) was an English clergyman.
His father was Samuel Berdmore and his mother was Martha Scrope. He matriculated from Merton College, Oxford in 1724, gained his BA in 17...
Daniel Dumaresq
Daniel Dumaresq FRS (1712–1805) was an educational consultant to Russian and Polish monarchsDuraresq came from Trinity, Jersey in the Channel Islands. His father was Jurat Elie Dumaresq (1652-1754), S...
Mark Oakley
Mark David Oakley (born 28 September 1968) is Canon Chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral, London. He was the Archdeacon of Germany and Northern Europe, an archdeaconry in the Diocese of Gibraltar in Euro...
William Wheeler (bishop)
The Rt Rev. William Gordon Wheeler was the 7th Roman Catholic Bishop of Leeds from 1966 until 1985.
Wheeler was born on 5 May 1910 in Saddleworth in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England, in the U...
Francis Leighton
Francis Knyvett Leighton (1806 – 13 October 1881) was an English academic and priest, who was Warden of All Souls College, Oxford, from 1858 until his death.
Leighton was educated at the Universit...
William Falkner (divine)
William Falkner, D.D. (died 1682) was an English divine.
Falkner received his education at Peterhouse, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. in 1652, M.A. in 1656, and D.D. in 1680. On 23 July 1679 h...
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Robert Crosse
Robert Crosse (1606–1683) was an English puritan theologian.
He was son of William Crosse of Dunster, Somerset. He entered Lincoln College, Oxford, in 1621, obtained a fellowship in 1627, graduate...
Arthur Philip Perceval
Arthur Philip Perceval (1799–1853) was an English High Church clergyman, royal chaplain and theological writer.
Born on 22 November 1799, he was the fifth and youngest son of Charles George Percev...
Charles Smith Bird
Charles Smith Bird (1795–1862) was an English academic, cleric and tutor, known as a theological author and writer of devotional verse, and described as a High Church Evangelical. He was the author of...
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George Williams (priest)
George Williams (1814–1878) was an English cleric, academic and antiquary.
Born at Eton on 4 April 1814, Williams was son of Edward Williams, a bookseller and publisher there. He was educated on ...
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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Richard Sheldon (controversialist)
Richard Sheldon (died 1642?) was a Church of England clergyman, a convert from Catholicism, known as a polemical writer.
From a Catholic family, and destined for the priesthood, he was sent during...
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Edward Blore (cricketer)
Edward William Blore (born 24 January 1828 at Marylebone, London; died 24 June 1885 at Trinity College, Cambridge) was an English amateur cricketer and clergyman. He who played first-class cricket fro...
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Austin Farrer
Austin Marsden Farrer (/ˈfærər/; 1 October 1904 – 29 December 1968) was an English theologian and philosopher. His activity in philosophy, theology, and spirituality led many to consider him the outst...
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Richard Bonney
Richard Bonney (born 1947) is an English historian and priest. He was appointed Lecturer in European History at the University of Reading in 1971 and Professor of Modern History at the University of L...
Samuel Crooke
Samuel Crooke (1575-1649) was a seventeenth-century cleric of the Church of England and a noted preacher; during the English Civil War he was a staunch supporter of the Parliamentary cause.He was born...
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Richard Morton (physician)
Richard Morton (1637–1698) was an English physician who was the first to state that tubercles were always present in the tuberculosis disease of the lungs. In Morton's time, this wasting disease was t...
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Richard Chandler
Richard Chandler (1737 – 9 February 1810) was an English antiquary.
Chandler was born in Elson, Hampshire. He was educated at Winchester and at Queen's College, Oxford, and Magdalen College,...
Henry Jackson (clergyman)
Henry Jackson (1586–1662) was an English clergyman and literary editor.
Born in St. Mary's parish, Oxford, he was the son of Henry Jackson, a mercer, and was a relation of Anthony Wood. On 1 Decem...
William Norris (antiquarian)
William Norris (1719–1791) was an English clergyman and antiquarian.
He was brother to Robert Norris. He was elected Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries on 4 April 1754, and that year began to as...
John William Whittaker
John William Whittaker (c. 1790 - 3 August 1854) was an English Anglican clergyman. He was born in Manchester, and studied at Bradford Grammar School before going to St John's College, Cambridge. He...
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