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Jabez Earle

borndied
1676 ca1768
an English Presbyterian minister. He was probably a native of Yorkshire. Earle published almost thirty separate sermons, including Ordination Sermon at Newport Pagnell (William Hunt), 1725, 8vo; and funeral sermons, for John Cumming, D.D., 1729, 8vo., Joseph Hayes, 1729, 8vo. and Alice Hayes, 1733, 8vo. His last publication seems to have been The Popish Doct...
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Richard Eastcott

borndied
17441828
an English clergyman and writer on music. Eastcott was author of Sketches of the Origin, Progress, and Effects of Music, with an Account of the Ancient Bards and Minstrels, Bath, 1793. The book, which was well received, was constructed from the histories of Charles Burney and more
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William Eastmead

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unknown1847 ca
an English dissenting minister. Eastmead was pastor of a congregation at Kirkby Moorside, Yorkshire, and died about 1847. He wrote: ‘Observations on Human Life,’ London, 1814, 1825; ‘The Perfections of the Works of Christ.’; ‘Historia Rievallensis; containing the History of Kirkby Moorside, and an Account of the most Important Places in its Vicinit...
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Thomas Eccleston

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16591743
an English Jesuit. During the wars in Ireland, after the revolution of 1688, he held a captain's commission in King James's army. Being engaged in a duel which proved fatal to his antagonist, he was seized with remorse and determined to enter the religious state. He wrote a treatise on ‘The Way to Happiness,’ 1726, 8vo; 2nd edit. London, 1772, 8vo. His f...
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Edward VI

bornactivedied
1537, Oct 121547-15531553, Jul 6
King of England and Ireland (and Supreme Head of the Church of England) from 28 January 1547 until his death. Edward's reign was marked by economic problems and social unrest that, in 1549, erupted into riot and rebellion. An expensive war with Scotland, at first successful, ended with military withdrawal from Scotland as well as Boulogne-sur-Mer in exchang...
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John Edwards

borndied
17141785
an English dissenting minister at Leeds, Yorkshire. He was Methodist preacher who broke with the Wesleyans and set up an Independent church in 1755 at the White Chapel in Hunslet Lane, Leeds. In 1758 he published A Vindication of the Protestant Doctrine of Justification and its Prechers and Professors from the unjust Charge of Antinomianism; extracted from a...
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Thomas Edwards [2]

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1599 ca1625-16471647
an English Puritan clergyman. He was a very influential preacher in London of the 1640s, and also one of the most ferocious polemical writers of the time, arguing from a conservative Presbyterian point of view against the Independents.
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Thomas Edwards [6]

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unknown18101842, Jul 4
an English clergyman. Edwards was the son of Thomas Edwards. He graduated LL.B. in 1782 from Clare College, Cambridge. In 1783 he became a fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge, taking his LL.D. degree there in 1787. Edwards published various sermons and other works. N. Nisbett, rector of Tunstall, made several attacks upon Edwards's biblical criticisms.
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John Eedes

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1609 ca1667 ca
an English divine. He took the curacy of Broad Chalk, Wiltshire, which he held 'with much ado' for about two years, and was then made vicar of Hale, Hampshire. After the Restoration he continued at Hale, where he was murdered in his house by thieves in or about 1667, and was buried in the church. He published 'The Orthodox Doctrine concerning Justification b...
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Richard Eedes

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unknown1686
an English presbyterian minister and author. About 1647 he became vicar of Beckford, near Bishop's Cleeve, where he remained until 1658. From his published sermons it is evident that he had tired of presbyterianism and longed for the king's return.
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Efthymios

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unknown1783-1805unknown
Metropolitan of Durrës and Gora (1783-1805)* Orthodox Church of Albania


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Hans Egede

borndied
1686, Jan 311758, Nov 5
a Dano-Norwegian Lutheran missionary who launched mission efforts to Greenland, which led him to be styled the Apostle of Greenland. He established a successful mission among the Inuit and is credited with revitalizing Dano-Norwegian interest in the island after contact had been broken for hundreds of years. He founded Greenland's capital Godthåb, now known...
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George van Egmond

aka: oris van Egmont
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1504 ca1559, Sep 26
bishop of Utrecht from 1534 to 1559. In 1526 he became canon and later deacon of the chapter of Liège. Next he became abbot of Saint-Amand Abbey (since destroyed in the wars of the Protestant Reformation and French Revolution) at Saint-Amand-les-Eaux, south of Tournai. Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor appointed him bishop of Utrecht in 1534 as a favour to the...
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Estephan El Douaihy

aka: “The Father of Maronite History”, “Pillar of the Maronite Church”, “The Second Chrysostom”, “Splendor of the Maronite Nation”, “The Glory of Lebanon and the Maronites”
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1630, Aug 21670-17041704, May 3
He was the 57th Patriarch of the Maronite Church from 1670 to 1704. He is considered one of the major Lebanese Historians of the 17th century. Of the many works of Patriarch El Douaihy, the vast bulk are still available only in Arabic. A selection has been translated into French by Youakim Moubarac in Pentalogie antiochenne/domaine Maronite. That selection f...
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Ignatius Elias II

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unknown1838-1847unknown
Patriarch of Antioch and All the East (1838–1847)* Syrian Orthodox Church


Eliyya XII Dinkha

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unknown1722-1778unknown
Patriarch (1722-1778)*Assyrian Church of the East


Eliyya XI Marogin

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unknown1700-1722unknown
Patriarch (1700-1722)*Assyrian Church of the East


Eliyya XIII Isho-Yab

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unknown1778-1804unknown
Patriarch (1778-1804)*Assyrian Church of the East


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Queen Elizabeth I

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1533, Sep 71558-16031603, Mar 24
Queen of England and Ireland (and Supreme Governor of the Church of England ) from 17 November 1558 until her death. In government, Elizabeth was more moderate than her father and half-siblings had been. In religion she was relatively tolerant and avoided systematic persecution. Elizabeth was cautious in foreign affairs, manoeuvring between the major powers ...
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Thomas Ellerker

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1738, Sep 211795, May 1
an English Jesuit. Ellerker was born at Hart, near Hartlepool, County Durham, entered the Society of Jesus in 1755, and in due course became a professed father. When the order was suppressed in 1773 he accompanied his fellow Jesuits to Liège, and thence emigrated with the community in 1794 to Stonyhurst, Lancashire, where he died. Ellerker, who is describe...
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Henry Venn Elliott

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17921865
an English divine. He went to Trinity College, Cambridge, in October 1810; became a scholar of his college in 1811; and graduated as fourteenth wrangler in 1814, winning also the second chancellor's medal. He was elected to a fellowship of Trinity in October 1816. His works consist of a number of separate sermons and a collection of hymns.
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Olav Engelbrektsson

bornactivedied
1480 ca1533-15371538, Feb 7
the 28th Archbishop of Norway from 1523 to 1537, the Regent of Norway from 1533 to 1537, a member and later president of the Riksråd (Council of the Realm), and a member of the Norwegian nobility. He was the last Roman Catholic to be the Archbishop of Norway before he fled to exile in 1537.
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Ephraim II

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unknown1766-1770unknown
Patriarch (1766-1770)* Patriarchate of Jerusalem


Eremia II

bornactivedied
unknown1676-1701unknown
Catholicose of Aluank' (1676-1701)* Oriental Orthodoxy


Esayi Hasan-Jalalean

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unknown1702-1728unknown
Catholicose of Aluank' (1702-1728)*


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Silvestre Velez de Escalente

aka: Silvestre Vélez
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1750 ca1767-17801780, Apr
One of the leaders of the Dominguez-Escalante Expedition, a journey under a commission from the Spanish government to find a route from Santa Fe to Monterey and to record certain facts about the North American southwest.
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Eugene

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unknown1822-1837unknown
Metropolitan of Kiev (1822–1837)* Ukrainian Orthodox Church


Eugenius II

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unknownunknown
Ecumenical Patriarch (1821–1822)* Church of Constantinople
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John Evans [1]

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1680 ca1730
a Welsh divine. In addition to his sermons he published his side of a correspondence with Dr John Cumming, "concerning the regard which ought to be had to Scripture consequences" (1719 and 1722); and illustrated with notes the Epistle to the Romans for the New Testament Commentary left unfinished by Henry. He also wrote a number of introductions for works by...
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Evdemoz II

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unknown1700-1703unknown
Catholicos-Patriarch of Iberia (1700-1703) for the Orthodox Church of Georgia.
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Evgeniy

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17841834-18441862
Exarch (appointed by the Russian Church) of Georgia (13 Sep 1834 - 24 Nov 1844) for the Orthodox Church of Georgia.
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Evseviy

bornactivedied
18091858-18771879
Exarch (appointed by the Russian Church) of Georgia (13 Mar 1858 - 20 Dec 1877) for the Orthodox Church of Georgia.
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Thomas Eyre [1]

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1670, Dec 231715, Nov 9
an English Jesuit. He studied at the College of St. Omer, was admitted into the Society of Jesus in 1687, and was professed of the four vows on 8 March 1705–06. He was chaplain to the court of the exiled James II at the Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye; became professor of theology at Liège (1701–04); and in 1712 was socius (a sort of secretary and chi...
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