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...Henderson, Alexander Alexander Henderson was born in 1583 in the parish of Creich in Fife, possibly at Luthrie. He died most probably on 19 August 1646 and was buried at Greyfriars. Henderson was possibly from the Henderson of Fordel family...
...Best, Paul Paul Best died on 17 September 1657. He was the son of James Best, a prosperous Yorkshire gentleman. Best attended Jesus College, Cambridge, where he took his BA (1610) and MA (1613). His father died in February 1617 and, being...
...Dell, William The date and circumstances of William Dell’s birth are unknown. There is evidence that he may have been born in Bedfordshire, between 1606 and 1608, that his parents were Saltmarsh, John John Dell (d. 1614) and Joan Deacon (d....
...Rufus M. Jones was born on 25 January 1863 in South China, Maine. He came from a long line of Quakers, and Quakerism lay at the center of his universe all his life. His rural youth in Maine gave him a practicality and a capacity...
...Adams, James Luther James Luther Adams was born on 12 November 1901 in Ritzville, Washington. He received a BA degree from the University of Minnesota in 1924, and an M.Div. degree from Harvard Divinity School in 1927. He was ordained...
...Erbury, William William Erbury was born in Glamorganshire, Wales and died in London. He was educated at Brasenose College, Oxford and took his BA in October 1623. He was ordained and became rector of St Mary’s Church in Cardiff. He...
...Oughtred, William Chillingworth, William Rushworth, William Little is known about this Roman Catholic controversialist, although his Dialogues seem to have been widely read, and provoked a lively reaction from Protestants. Rushworth...
...Jacob, Henry Jessey, Henry Henry Jessey was born in West Rounton in the North Riding of Yorkshire on 3 September 1601 and died in London at Woodmongers’ Hall in Duke’s Place on 4 September 1663. He was buried on 7 September 1663. Jessey...
...Burnet, Alexander Alexander Burnet died in St Andrews in 1684 and was buried in St Salvator’s Chapel. He was the son of the Reverend James Burnet, minister of Jedburgh, and Katherine Dundas, a member of the Traquair family. Alexander...
...Powell, Vavasor Vavasor Powell was born in Cnwc-glas, Radnorshire and died in Fleet prison on 19 September 1691. He was educated at Jesus College, Oxford and converted on reading Richard Sibbes ’s The Bruised Reede and hearing Cradock...