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John Fell (tutor)

John Fell (22 August 1735, Cockermouth – 6 September 1797, Homerton Academy) was an English congregationalist minister and classical tutor.

William Barrows

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John Darcy, 1st Baron Darcy de Knayth

John Darcy, 1st Baron Darcy de Knayth (c. 1290 – 30 May 1347) was an English peer. He was created 1st Baron Darcy in 1317.
The son of Roger Darcy and Isabel d’Aton, he may have been born at Knaith, Lincolnshire circa 1280. Darcy became one of the most trusted advisors to King Edward III and was appointed High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and the Royal Forests in 1319, High Sheriff of Lancashire in 1323 and High Sheriff of Yorkshire in 1327. He served as Member of Parliament for Nottinghamshire in 1320. He was summoned to Parliament in 1331, 1333 and 1341 as “Johanni Darcy le Cosin”.
In 1323 (until 1326), 1332 (until 1333) and again in 1340 (until 1344) he was appointed Lord Justice of Ireland. He was steward to the king (1337–1340) and then chamberlain (1342–1346).
In 1342 he joined the Earl of Northampton on an expedition to Flanders and on his return was made Constable of Nottingham Castle (1343–1344) and of the Tower of London (1345–1346). He took part in a number of wars against the Scots and French and fought at the Battle of Crecy in 1346, being sent home by the king to announce the victory in Parliament. He was created the first Lord Darcy of Knayth.

John Burges

John Burges (Burgess) (1563–1635) was an English clergyman and physician. He held nuanced reformist views on the vexed questions of the time, on clerical dress and church ceremonies. His preaching offended James I of England, early in his reign, and Burges went abroad for medical training. He spent many years building up a practice, and only resumed a relationship of conformity within the Church of England in the 1620s.

John Brown (bishop)

John Edward Brown (13 July 1930–23 October 2011) was the third Bishop in Cyprus and the Gulf. Educated at Wintringham Grammar School, Grimsby and Kelham Theological College he was ordained in 1956 and began what was to be a long association with the Middle East by becoming a curate at St. George’s Cathedral, Jerusalem and master at the attached school. Returning to England he became a Curate in Reading before 4 years missionary work in Sudan. Back in England he was Vicar of Stewkley, then Rural Dean of Sonning. From 1978 until 1987 he was Archdeacon of Berkshire before elevation to the Episcopacy. He served the Church in the Mediterranean for 8 years before retirement to his hometown.

John Andrew (priest)

John Gerald Barton Andrew, OBE (10 January 1931 – 17 October 2014) was a British Anglican priest. From 1972 to 1996, he was the Rector of St. Thomas’ Church on New York’s Fifth Avenue.

John Allen (religious writer)

John Allen (1771–1839) was an English dissenting layman and religious writer.
Allen was born at Truro in 1771, educated there by Dr. Cardue, and afterwards kept an academy for thirty years at Hackney, where he died on 17 June 1839.
His major work, first published in 1816, was Modern Judaism; or a Brief Account of the Opinions, Traditions, Rites, and Ceremonies of the Jews in Modern Times (i.e. since the Christian era). It was reprinted in 1830. He also published:
an anonymous volume called The Fathers, the Reformers, and the Public Formularies of the Church of England in Harmony with Calvin and against the Bishop of Lincoln (1812);
Memoirs of Major-General Burn, 1815, on Andrew Burn;
a translation of Calvin’s Institutes;
some sermons of Danirel de Superville, 1816; and
Two Dissertations on Sacrifices from the Latin of William Owtram.

W. H. Mills

W. H. Mills’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Fumanekile Gqiba

Fumanekile “Fumie” Gqiba (born in Cape Town, 16 May 1951) is an Anglican Priest, a former Chaplain General of the South African National Defense Force (serving at the rank of Major general), and a former South African Ambassador to Israel.

Dion Forster

Dr Dion Angus Forster (born 14 January 1972) is an ordained Minister of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa. He is a theologian [1] and author. He was formerly the Dean of the Seminary of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa, John Wesley College. Dr Forster is the International Chairman of the ‘EXPOSED – shining a light on corruption’ campaign (a coalition of the World Evangelical Alliance, the Salvation Army, the International Bible Societies, Micah Challenge and Unashamedly Ethical). He teaches Systematic Theology and Ethics, with a focus on Public Theology in the Faculty of Theology at Stellenbosch University.

Joan Mary Fry

Joan Mary Fry (27 July 1862 – 25 November 1955) was an English Quaker campaigner for peace and social reform.

John Boardman

John Boardman’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

BB Keet

B. B. Keet (1885-1974) was one of the few Afrikaner theologians that rejected the theological basis of separate development and apartheid policies. The others included Albert S. Geyser, Ben Marais, Ben Engelbrecht and C. F. Beyers Naudé.

Jim Bishop (bishop)

Clifford Leofric Purdy “Jim” Bishop was the Suffragan Bishop of Malmesbury from 1962 until 1973 in the Church of England.

Alan Butler

Alan John Butler, a Director of the Kuruman Moffat Mission in Kuruman, South Africa, and Canon of Kimberley Cathedral, was a priest who served in the Diocese of Kimberley and Kuruman for a major part of the second half of the twentieth century. He was responsible for the restoration of the historic Moffat Mission precinct which became renowned as a conservation area and as a beacon of hope in the troubled last years of Apartheid. He was born in the United Kingdom in 1930 and died at Wimborne on 13 January 2011.

Varlaam Novakshonoff

Warłaam, imię świeckie Basil Novakshonoff lub Wasilij Nowakszonow (ur. 18 lipca 1935; zm. 13 lutego 2020) – kanadyjski biskup prawosławny.

James Hargraves

James Hargraves or Hargrave (1690–1741) was an English Anglican divine who became the Dean of Chichester Cathedral in 1739.

Yaroslav Yelyyiv

Яросла́в Ели́їв (12 грудня 1907, Копичинці — 26 листопада 1996, Торонто) — священик УГКЦ, мистецтвознавець, філателіст, писанкар, меценат, етнограф, лірник.

Cecil Pugh

Herbert Cecil Pugh, GC, MA (2 November 1898 – 5 July 1941), usually called Cecil Pugh, was a Congregational Church minister and is the only clergyman to have received the George Cross. He was a South African who served in the First World War as a South African Army medical orderly and in the Second World War as a Royal Air Force chaplain. Pugh died in 1941 by remaining aboard a sinking troop ship to minister to trapped and wounded military personnel.

Sze-kar Wan

Sze-kar Wan is a Chinese-American New Testament scholar.

Jules-Bernardin Rioux

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Guy Desrochers

Guy Desrochers CSsR (* 23. Mai 1956 in Hull, Québec, Kanada) ist ein kanadischer Ordensgeistlicher und römisch-katholischer Weihbischof in Alexandria-Cornwall.

Jack Cunningham (bishop)

Jack Cunningham (1 September 1926 – 18 October 1978) was the first Anglican Bishop of Central Zambia.

Eileen Niedfield

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