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...Reneri, Henricus Henricus Reneri was born in Huy (in the Liège region) in 1593, presumably under the name of Henri Regnier. In preparation for the priesthood he studied theology and philosophy in Louvain. Under the influence of Calvin...
...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...
...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...
...Willard, Samuel Willard, Joseph Morton, Charles Samuel Willard was born to William and Katherine (Wilder) Willard at Petersham, Massachusetts on 18 April 1775. His great-great-grandfather was Samuel Willard , Vice President of Harvard...
...Meiklejohn, John Miller Dow John Miller Dow Meiklejohn was born in Edinburgh on 11 July 1836 and died in Ashford, Kent on 5 April 1902. He studied at the University of Edinburgh, where he obtained an MA in 1858. He devoted his entire life...
...Warren, Matthew Matthew Warren was born in Otterford, Somerset and died in Taunton on 14 June 1706. He was educated at Crewkerne Grammar School and St John’s College Oxford. On the Restoration of the monarchy in 1660 he left Oxford with his...
...Reneri, Henricus Gutberleth, Heinrich (Henricus) Heinrich (Henricus) Gutberleth was born in 1572 – the exact date of his birth is not known – in Hersfeld (Nassau, Germany). His father was a member of the magistracy. After a first education...
...Holdsworth, Richard Richard Holdsworth was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and died in London on 22 August 1649. He was educated at the Grammar School in Newcastle-upon-Tyne before entering St John’s College, Cambridge as a Scholar in 1607. He...