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...Wadsworth, Thomas Thomas Wadsworth was born in Southwark, London on 15 December 1630 and died there on 29 October 1676. He was educated at Christ’s College, Cambridge, graduating BA in 1650–51, and was elected a Fellow in 1652. In 1654...

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...M., J. The author of The Atheist Silenced or the Existence of a Deity demonstrated (1672) is given on the title-page as ‘J.M. Master of Arts’. The work is a geometrical demonstration of the existence of God and is effectively an exposition...
...Locke, JohnFancourt, Samuel Samuel Fancourt was born in the West Country and died in London on 8 June 1768. He was a minister and tutor at Salisbury from 1718 to 1730. After leaving Salisbury, in consequence of a controversy on free...
...Conway, Anne Anne Conway was born Anne Finch on 14 December 1631 and died at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire on 23 February 1679. She married Edward Conway, later third Viscount Conway and Killultagh, in 1652. As a woman, she was debarred from...
...Dawson, John John Dawson was born near Sedbergh in Yorkshire and died at Sedbergh on 19 September 1820. He was the author of an anonymously published tract entitled The Doctrine of Philosophical Necessity briefly invalidated (1781)....
...Allen, John John Allen was born near Edinburgh on 3 February 1771 and died in London on 10 April 1843. In 1792 he took a degree in medicine at Edinburgh University under Professor James Gregory Gregory, James . Five years later, he applied...
...Lyall, Alfred Alfred Lyall died in 1865 and was buried at Harbledown. The fifth and youngest son of John of Findon Sussex, he was educated at Eton, where he was a contemporary of Shelley Shelley, Percy Bysshe , and matriculated at Trinity...
...Gifford, Richard Richard Gifford was born in Shropshire and died at Duffield, Derbyshire on 1 March 1807. He spent his early life in Shropshire and then went to Balliol College, Oxford, receiving his BA in 1748. He took holy orders...
...Meikle, James James Meikle was born at Carnwath, Clydesdale on 19 May 1730 and died at Biggar on 7 December 1799. He was educated at home by his friends. He was a surgeon and served in the Royal Navy. He attacked materialism (probably...
...Cunningham, John Tullochjohn John Cunningham was born in Paisley on 9 May 1819 and died in St Andrews on 1 September 1893. He was educated first at Glasgow University and subsequently at Edinburgh University, where he studied under Sir...