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...Hornius, Georgius Georgius Hornius was born the son of a superintendent of the Reformed Church at Kemnath (Upper Palatinate) around 1620. In 1621 the family had to leave the Palatinate due to the Thirty Year Wars and took refuge...
...Birch, Thomas Thomas Birch was born in London on 23 November 1705, and died at Hampstead on 9 January 1766, after falling from his horse. Despite a Quaker upbringing, he soon discovered the advantages of political and ecclesiastical...
...Doig, David David Doig was born at Monifieth, Forfarshire (Scotland) and died at Stirling on 16 March 1800. Because of his doubts about some of the theological doctrines expounded in the Westminster Confession, he left off his divinity...
...Rhoer, Jacobus de A Reformed minister’s son, Jacobus de Rhoer was born in the village of Angeren. He was educated at home, at Nijmegen’s Latin School, and at Utrecht University, where he studied philosophy, languages and theology. In 1745...
...Morell, Thomas Thomas Morell was initially an Independent minister at St Neots, and then President of Wymondley College, which was subsequently called Coward College, an important educational institution for English dissidents. The Morells...
...Morell, John Reynell Morell, John Daniel John Reynell Morell studied at Homerton. His father was a Unitarian minister, and for some years resided on the Continent, without undertaking ministerial work. The Morells were French Huguenots who...
...Wagenaar, Jan Jan Wagenaar was born in Amsterdam on 21 October 1709. He was the eldest son of a large shoemaker’s family. His mother, Maria Sagtleven, was related to the painters Boerhaave, Herman Herman and Cornelis Sagtleven. His parents...
...David Ramsay was a prominent South Carolina physician, planter, politician, and historian.Ramsay was born in Maryland and educated at Princeton where, under the influence of the Rev. John Witherspoon, he was introduced to the ideas...
...Johnson, Arthur Arthur Johnson was born in Shrewsbury and died in Devon on 12 December 1853. He studied at Wadham College, Oxford (matriculated 8 April 1813, BA 1817, MA 1822), and was Fellow and tutor at Wadham until 1829. In 1832 he...
...Born in Williamsburg, Virginia, Edmund Randolph was the son of John Randolph (1727–1784), the attorney general of the Colony of Virginia, and Ariana Jenings Randolph. Educated at the local Grammar School and the College of William and Mary,...