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...Jardine, John John Jardine was born in Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire, and died in Edinburgh. A senior Scottish clergyman, he took his Doctorate of Divinity from St Andrews in 1758 and became dean of the Chapel Royal in 1761. A friend of Hume ,...
...Cornwallis, Caroline Frances Caroline Frances Cornwallis was born in Kent and died in Lidwells, also in Kent, on 8 January 1858. The younger daughter of a country rector, she was a bookish and precocious child (apparently a poet...
...Carpenter, Nathanael Nathanael Carpenter was born in Northleigh, Devon and died in Dublin. The son of a Devonshire clergyman, he matriculated at St Edmund Hall, Oxford in 1605, and was elected a Fellow of Exeter College (on the king...

Jennings, John (1687–1723)

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...Jennings, John John Jennings was born in Leicestershire, probably at West Langton. He died at Hinckley on 8 July 1723. After training under Timothy Jollie at Attercliffe Academy, Sheffield, he filled the vacancy left by his father (John...

Smith, William (1727–1803)

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...Review of the Military Operations in North-America, A Smith, William (1728-93) History of the Province of New-York, The Smith, William (1728-93) Smith, William (1697-1769) Scott, John Morin Occasional Reverberator, The Livingston, William...
...Manning, James James Manning was the first President of Brown University. He was born on 22 October 1738 in Piscataway township, Middlesex County, New Jersey. He attended the new Baptist academy in Hopewell, the first Baptist educational...
...White, Charles Charles White was born on 28 December 1795 in Randolph, Massachusetts. After his father died, his mother remarried in 1808 to Reverend Burton, Asa Asa Burton , the pastor of the Congregational church in Thetford, Vermont....
...Rowe, Thomas Thomas Rowe was born in London and died there on 18 August 1705 from injuries sustained following a seizure which threw him from his horse. He was buried at Bunhill Fields. Thomas was the oldest son of John Rowe (1627–77...
...Chapman, George George Chapman was born in Banffshire, Scotland, in August 1723 and died in Edinburgh on 22 February 1806. He attended the local grammar school and later went to King’s College, Aberdeen, graduating MA in 1741. (Aberdeen...
...Moore, Zephaniah Swift Zephaniah Swift Moore was the second President of Williams College and the first President of Amherst College. He was born in Palmer, Massachusetts on 20 November 1770. When he was eight years old, the family moved...