Robert Robinson (Baptist)
Robert Robinson (27 September 1735 – 9 June 1790) was a determined English Dissenter, an influential Baptist and scholar who made a lifelong study of the antiquity and history of Christian Baptism. He...
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Alan of Tewkesbury
Alan, Abbot of Tewkesbury (date of birth unknown) is said by Gervase of Canterbury (contemporary chronicler) to be of English (i.e. non-Norman) descent. He probably spent some time at Benevento (Italy...
Daniel Taylor (Baptist pastor)
The Rev Daniel Taylor (1738 – 1816) was the founder of the New Connexion of General Baptists, a revivalist off-shoot from the Arminian Baptist tradition, one of two main strands within the British Bap...
Colleen McCabe
Colleen McCabe (born 1952) is a former British schoolteacher, schoolmaster and religious sister, who embezzled £500,000 from the school where she worked.
From 1974-89, McCabe was a religious siste...
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Gerald Gardner (Wiccan)
Gerald Brosseau Gardner (1884–1964), also known by the craft name Scire, was an English Wiccan, as well as an author and an amateur anthropologist and archaeologist. He was instrumental in bringing th...
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Morris Jacob Raphall
Morris Jacob Raphall (October 3, 1798–June 23, 1868) was a rabbi and author born at Stockholm, Sweden.
At the age of nine Raphall was taken by his father, who was banker to the King of Sweden, to ...
Montague Summers
Augustus Montague Summers (10 April 1880 – 10 August 1948) was an English author and clergyman. He is known primarily for his scholarly work on the English drama of the 17th century, as well as for h...
Joseph Cooke
Rev. Joseph Cooke (1775–1811), a Free Christian, was expelled by the Wesleyan Methodists on doctrinal grounds and became the inspiration behind the Methodist Unitarian movement formed under the leader...
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William Thomas Berger
William Thomas Berger (1815–1899) was a Christian starch manufacturer in London and owner of Samuel Berger & Co., a patent rice starch manufacturer, who became the first home (England) director of...
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John the Old Saxon
John the Old Saxon (active c. 885–904), also known as John of Saxony or Scotus, was a scholar and abbot of Athelney, probably born in Old Saxony. He was invited to England by King Alfred an...
Nicholas Wotton
Nicholas Wotton (c. 1497 – 26 January 1567) was an English diplomat
He was a son of Sir Robert Wotton of Boughton Malherbe, Kent, and a descendant of Nicholas Wotton, lord mayor of London in 1415...
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Margaret Hallahan
Margaret Hallahan (b. in London, 23 January 1803; d. 10 May 1868) was an English Catholic nun, foundress of the Dominican Congregation of St. Catherine of Siena (third order);
Margaret Hallahan's ...
Arthur A. Oakman
Arthur Alma Oakman (30 March 1905 – 26 December 1975) was an apostle and a member of the Council of Twelve Apostles of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS, now Community ...
Emma Crawford
Emma Crawford (died 9 March 1939) was a teacher and mother superior of a religious order.
She was born to Lt. William Crawford, the adjutant of the coastal artillery brigade, and his wife Sarah, i...
Dan Michel of Northgate
Dan Michel of Northgate (fl. 1340) was an English writer, the author of the Ayenbite of Inwyt.Nothing is known of him except what can be gathered from his work. It is a literal translation in the Kent...
Henry Hammond
Henry Hammond (18 August 1605 – 25 April 1660) was an English churchman.
He was born at Chertsey in Surrey on 18 August 1605, the youngest son of John Hammond (c. 1555–1617), physician to the roya...
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Grimbald
Saint Grimbald (or Grimwald) (820 – 8 July 903) was a 9th-century Benedictine monk at the Abbey of Saint Bertin near Saint-Omer, France. Around 892 Alfred invited Grimbald to England; he accepted, but...