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Jakob Haartman

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1717, Mar 61776-17881788, Mar 6
the Bishop of Turku in Finland for the Lutheran Finish Church from 1776 till his death in 1788. Haartman was born on March 8, 1717 in Stockholm, Sweden, the son of Finnish parents Johan Jakobsson Haartman, a priest, and Maria Kristoffersdotter Sundenius. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Turku in 1730 and from Uppsala University in 1733. He earned his M...
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Marie-Madeleine Hachard

aka: Marie-Madeleine Hachard de Saint-Stanislas
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1704, Feb 171760, Aug 9
a French letter writer and abbess of the Ursuline order. She was the founder and the first abbess of the first Ursuline Convent in New Orleans in French Louisiana in 1727. Her letters home to her family in France have been preserved, published, and are valued as a source of historical documentation.
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John-Baptist Hackett

aka: Hacket, Hacquet, Hecquet
borndied
unknown1676
an Irish Catholic theologian. Hackett was born at Fethard, co. Tipperary, Ireland, and was educated in the Dominican convent at Cashel, where he became a member of that order. As a professor, he subsequently taught with reputation at Milan, Naples, and Rome. He received the degree of master in theology from the general chapter of the Dominican order in 1644....
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Hadzi Melentije Stevanovic

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unknown1809-1811unknown
Metropolitan of Belgrade (1809–1811)* Serbian Orthodox Church


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John Hales [2]

borndied
15841656
an English cleric, theologian and writer. An eminent if modest divine and critic, his posthumous works earned him the title of the Ever-memorable. His reports to Carleton are included in his Golden Remains; an additional letter (11–22 December 1618) is given in Carleton's Letters (1757), and is in the 1765 edition of Hales's Works.
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Joseph Hall

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1574, Jul 11656, Sep 8
an English bishop, satirist and moralist. His contemporaries knew him as a devotional writer, and a high-profile controversialist of the early 1640s. In church politics, he tended in fact to a middle way. His devotional writings had attracted the notice of Henry, Prince of Wales, who made him one of his chaplains (1608). Hall preached officially on the tenth...
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Lyman Hall

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1724, Apr 121749-17901790, Oct 19
physician, clergyman, and statesman, was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Georgia. Hall County is named after him. On the eve of the American Revolution, St. John's Parish, in which Sunbury was located, was a hotbed of radical sentiment in a predominantly loyalist colony. Though Georgia was not initially repre...
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Abdul Hamid I

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1725, Mar 201774-17891789, Apr 7
the 27th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and Caliph of the Ottoman Caliphate (Islam), reigning over the Ottoman Empire from 1774 to 1789. In spite of his failures, Abdül Hamid was regarded as the most gracious Ottoman Sultan. He personally directed the fire brigade during the Constantinople fire of 1782. He was admired by the people for his religious devotion,...
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Henry Hammond

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1605, Aug 181660, Apr 25
an English churchman, who supported the Royalist cause during the English Civil War. In 1640 he became a member of convocation, and was present at the passing of Laud's new canons. Soon after the meeting of the Long parliament, the committee for depriving scandalous ministers summoned Hammond, but he declined to leave Penshurst. He was nominated one of the W...
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Howell Harris

aka: Hywel
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1714, Jan 231773, Jul 21
one of the main leaders of the Welsh Methodist revival in the 18th century, along with Daniel Rowland and William Williams Pantycelyn. He underwent a religious conversion in May 1735 after listening to a sermon by the Rev. Pryce Davies, the Sunday before Easter, in the parish church on the necessity of partaking of Holy Communion. This led to several weeks o...
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John Harris

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1802, Mar 81856, Dec 21
an English Congregational minister, Christian essayist and author, became the first Principal of New College, St John’s Wood, London. After just two years he was invited to become pastor to a congregational church at Epsom. Some ten years later, in 1835, he began to write, and his first publication The Great Teacher was printed. Discovering a talent for wr...
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William Harrison

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1534, Apr 181593, Apr 24
an English clergyman, whose Description of England was produced as part of the publishing venture of a group of London stationers who produced Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles (London 1577). His contribution to more
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Samuel Harsnett

aka: Halsnoth
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1561, Jun1631, May
an English writer on religion and Archbishop of York from 1629. Harsnett is noted for his sceptical attitude towards demons and witchcraft. As the chaplain to Bishop Bancroft, Harsnett was commissioned to write a treatise condemning the 1590s exorcisms of John Darrell, having sat on the 1598 commissions which investigated his activities. Harsnett is known to...
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Aaron Hart

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16701692-17561756
the first chief rabbi of the United Kingdom and the rabbi of the Great Synagogue of London from 1704 until his death. He was son of Naphtali Hertz of Hamburg (Hartwig Moses Hart), a prosperous Jewish resident of that city. After studying at a yeshiva in Poland, he married the daughter of R. Samuel ben Phoebus of Fürth, author of a commentary on Eben ha'Ezer...
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John Harvard

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1607, Nov 261638, Sep 14
an English minister in America, "a godly gentleman and a lover of learning", whose deathbed bequest to the "schoale or Colledge" recently undertaken by the Massachusetts Bay Colony was so gratefully received that it was consequently ordered "that the Colledge agreed upon formerly to bee built at Cambridg shalbee called Harvard Colledge." Despite a persistent...
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Robert Stephen Hawker

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1803, Dec 31875, Aug 15
an Anglican priest, poet, antiquarian of Cornwall and reputed eccentric. He is best known as the writer of The Song of the Western Men with its chorus line of And shall Trelawny die? / Here's twenty thousand Cornish men / will know the reason why!, which he published anonymously in 1825. His name became known after more
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Gideon Hawley

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1727, Nov 51752-18071807, Oct 3
a missionary to the Iroquois Indians in Massachusetts and on the Susquehanna River in New York. Hawley graduated from Yale in 1749. He was licensed to preach in May 1750. In 1752, in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, he accepted a position with the Society for Propagating the Gospel among the Indians, under the supervision of Jonathan Edwards who was a preacher to...
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Lemuel Haynes

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1753, Jul 181785-18331833, Sep 28
an influential African-American religious leader who argued against slavery. At the age of five months, Lemuel Haynes was given over to indentured servitude in Granville, Massachusetts to puritan Deacon David Rose,. Although serving as an agricultural worker, part of the agreement required educating him. Through accompanying his masters to church, he became ...
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Judah HeHasid

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1660 ca1700, Oct 17
a Jewish preacher who led the largest organized group of Jewish immigrants to the Land of Israel in the 17th and 18th centuries. Departure from Europe. Judah traveled from one Jewish community to another throughout Poland, urging repentance, ascetism, physical mortifications, and calling for aliyah. In 1697, he and 31 families of his followers left for Mora...
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Maximilian Hell

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1720, May 151756-17891792, Apr 14
a Hungarian astronomer and an ordained Jesuit priest from the Kingdom of Hungary. Hell became the director of the Vienna Observatory in 1756. He published the astronomical tables Ephemerides astronomicae ad meridianum Vindobonemsem ("Ephemerides for the Meridian of Vienna").
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Louis Hennepin

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1626, May 121705 ca
a Roman Catholic priest and missionary of the Franciscan Recollet order (French: Récollets) and an explorer of the interior of North America. In 1678, Hennepin was ordered by his provincial superior to accompany La Salle on an expedition to explore the western part of New France. Hennepin was 39 when he departed in 1679 with La Salle from Quebec City to con...
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King Henry VIII

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1491, Jun 281509-15471547, Jan 28
King of England from 1509 until his death and Supreme Head of the Church of England from 1536 to 1547. He was the first English King of Ireland, and continued the nominal claim by English monarchs to the Kingdom of France. Henry was the second monarch of the Tudor dynasty, succeeding his father, Henry VII. Henry was an intellectual. The first English king w...
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Robert Herrick

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1591, Aug1623-16741674, Oct
a 17th-century English lyric poet and cleric. He is best known for Hesperides, a book of poems. This includes the carpe diem poem "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time", with the first line "Gather ye rosebuds while ye may." Herrick wrote over 2,500 poems, about half of which appear in his major work, Hesperides. Hesperides also includes the much shorter Nob...
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Thomas Herring

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16931737-17571757, Mar 23
Archbishop of Canterbury for the Church of England from 1747 to 1757. Herring became a close friend of Philip Yorke, the Solicitor General, who would later, as Lord Hardwicke, serve for many years as Lord Chancellor, and as such, was able to advance quickly. In 1728 he became Doctor of Divinity and a chaplain to George II, and in 1737 he was appointed Bishop...
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Jasper Heywood

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15351598, Jan 9
an English Jesuit priest. He is known as the English translator of three Latin plays of Seneca, the Troas (1559), the Thyestes (1560) and Hercules Furens (1561). Heywood's verse translations of Seneca were supplemented by other plays contributed by Alexander Neville, Thomas Nuce, John Studley and Thomas Newton. Newton collected these translations in one volu...
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Stephen P. Hill

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1806, Apr 171884, Sep 15
a Baptist clergyman who served as Chaplain of the Senate. He was educated at Waterville College, Brown University (Class of 1829) and Newton Theological Seminary (1832). He was ordained on April 2, 1832. Hill was also a prolific hymn writer, compiling a book published in 1836 called "Christian Hymns" with 655 hymns. Many appeared in Baptist hymnals anonymous...
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Thomas S. Hinde

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1785, Apr 191801-18451846, Feb 9
an American newspaper editor, opponent of slavery, author, historian, real estate investor, Methodist minister and a founder of the city of Mount Carmel, Illinois. Hinde was an ordained Methodist minister and traveled extensively to advance the interests of the church. He was a pioneering circuit rider in the early 1800s in Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, and M...
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Solomon Hirschell

aka: Herschel, Herschell
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1762, Feb 121802-18421842, Oct 31
the Chief Rabbi of Great Britain, 1802-42. He is best remembered for his unsuccessful attempt to stop the spread of Reform Judaism in Britain by excommunicating its leaders. His father was a Polish Jew from Galicia, Hirschel Levin, Chief Rabbi of London and Berlin and a friend of more
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Frodsham Hodson

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1770, Jun 71791-18221822, Jan 18
an English churchman and academic, the Principal of Brasenose College, Oxford from 1809. He edited Thomas Falconer's Chronological Tables, 1796. His probationary exercise as a fellow of Brasenose was published in the same year, entitled The Eternal Filiation of the Son of God asserted on the Evidence of the Sacred Scriptures, pp. 81. His only other works wer...
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William Hogarth [2]

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17861866
an English prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the first Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle. Following his ordination as a priest, it had been intended for Hogarth to serve the mission in Blackburn, but he was too useful to Ushaw and was made one of the professors, and became General Prefect. He left the college to serve as the chaplain at Cliffe Hall, ...
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Moses Hoge

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1752, Feb 151820, Jul 5
a Presbyterian minister and educator. He served as the sixth President of Hampden–Sydney College. Hoge prepared for the ministry under the traditional apprentice-style system, he had been pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Shepherdstown, Virginia (now West Virginia), for twenty years and was famous as a preacher, theological teacher, and tract-writer whe...
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Henry Holland

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15561603
an English Church of England priest, known for his writing on witchcraft. He was instituted to the vicarage of Orwell, Cambridgeshire, on 21 November 1580. Holland was the author of A Treatise against Witchcraft (1590). It was directed from a Calvinist point of view against folk magic and the sceptical arguments of Discoverie of Witchcraft by Reginald Scot; ...
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Hans Olof Holmstrom

aka: Holmström
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1784, Oct 151852-18551855, Aug 27
a Swedish bishop within the Lutheran Swedish Church. He was the archbishop of Uppsala between 1852-1855. Holmstrom attended Uppsala University, received a master's degree in 1806 and three years later obtained a theology degree, when he in 1811 was appointed to associate professor in Latin and in 1816 became the lecturer in the Faculty of Arts.Two years late...
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Isaiah Horowitz

aka: Shelah ha-Kadosh
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1565 ca1630, Mar 24
a prominent Levite rabbi and mystic. In his many Kabbalistic, homiletic and halachic works, he stressed the joy in every action, and how one should convert the evil inclination into good, two concepts that influenced Jewish thought through to the eighteenth-century, and greatly influenced the development of the Chassidic movement. His most important work She...
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Hovhannes V

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unknown1705-1721unknown
Catholicose of Cilicia (1705-1721)* Armenian Apostolic Church


Hovhannes VI

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Catholicose of Cilicia (1729-1731)* Armenian Apostolic Church


Hovhannes VIII

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unknown1831-1842unknown
Catholicose of All Armenian (1831–1842)* Armenian Apostolic Church


Hovhannes X Hasan-Jalalean

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Catholicose of Aluank' (1763-1786)*


William Howley

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17661828-18481748
a clergyman in the Church of England. He served as Archbishop of Canterbury from 1828 to 1848. Howley was Archbishop during the repeal of the Test and Corporation Acts (1828), the Emancipation of the Catholics (1829) and the passing of the Great Reform Act (1832). The bench of bishops was generally opposed to all three measures. As archbishop, Howley was the...
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Pierre Daniel Huet

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1630, Feb 81721, Jan 26
a French churchman and scholar, editor of the Delphin Classics, founder of the Academie du Physique in Caen (1662-1672) and Bishop of Soissons from 1685 to 1689 and afterwards of Avranches. He translated the pastorals of Longus, wrote a tale called Diane de Castro, and gave with his Traitté de l'origine des romans (1670), his Treatise on the Origin of Roman...
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Charles-Hyacinthe Hugo

aka: Louis-Charles Hugo
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1667, Sep 201739, Aug 2
a Lorrain Premonstratensian author. Hugo entered the Norbertine novitiate at Pont-à-Mousson, where he pronounced his vows on 28 August 1685, receiving the name in religion of Louis. He went through his course of philosophy and theology at the Abbey of Jovillier, near Bar-le-Duc in Lorraine, and afterwards at the University of Bourges, where he graduated as ...
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Joseph Hussey

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16601726
an English Calvinist and congregationalist minister. After studying with the ejected minister Robert Whitaker, he attended Charles Morton's dissenting academy at Newington Green. He attributed a 1686 conversion to the reading of Stephen Charnock's The Existence and Attributes of God. Hussey underwent Presbyterian ordination in 1688. He was pastor at Hitchin,...
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Thomas John Hussey

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1792, Apr 41835-18381854 ca
an English clergyman and astronomer. In his clerical capacity he published several sermons, but his magnum opus was a revised edition of the Bible with "a brief hermeneutic and exegetical commentary", published in two volumes in 1843–1845. His astronomical observations resulted in a series of letters, papers, and notes, including one on the rotation of Ven...
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Anne Hutchinson

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unknown1636-1638unknown
a Puritan spiritual adviser, mother of 15, and an important participant in the Antinomian Controversy which shook the infant Massachusetts Bay Colony from 1636 to 1638. Her strong religious convictions were at odds with the established Puritan clergy in the Boston area, and her popularity and charisma helped create a theological schism that threatened to des...
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Matthew Hutton

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1693, Jan 31757-17581758, Mar 18
a high churchman in the Church of England, serving as Archbishop of York (1747–1757) and Archbishop of Canterbury (1757 to 1758). He was a direct descendant of Matthew Hutton, who served as Archbishop of York in the 17th century. Hutton became a royal chaplain to George II in 1736. In 1737 he was appointed Canon of the second stall at St George's Chapel, W...
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Robert Hutton

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unknown1568
an English cleric and Marian exile. Some time in Elizabeth's reign he was made rector of Little Braxted in Essex, and on 9 April 1560 became rector of Wickham Bishops in the same county. Hutton published The Sum of Diuinitie drawen out of the Holy Scripture …, London, 1548, a translation from Jonannes Spangenberg's Margarita Theologica, for which his patro...
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Matthew Hutton I

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1529159-16061606
the archbishop of York for the Church of England from 1595 to 1606. He became a sizar at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1546. Graduating B.A. 1551–2, he became a fellow of Trinity in 1553, and graduated M.A. 1555 and B.D. 1562. In 1561 he was elected Lady Margaret's Professor of Divinity, and next year master of Pembroke Hall, and regius professor of divin...
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Arthur ap Huw

aka: Arthur Hughes
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unknown1555-1570unknown
a clergyman, patron of Welsh poets, and a translator of religious literature into Welsh. He was a grandson of Hywel ap Siencyn ab Iorwerth (d. 1494) of Ynysymaengwyn and was vicar of St Cadfan's Church in Tywyn between 1555 and his death in 1570. He was a notable patron of Welsh poets. He is also known for his translation into Welsh of George Marshall's coun...
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Thomas Hyde

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15241597
an English Roman Catholic academic, teacher, priest and exile. Hyde's major work was A Consolatorie Epistle to the Afflicted Catholikes. Being a Dissuasive against frequenting Protestant Churches, and an Exhortation to Suffer with Patience. Set foorth by Thomas Hide, Priest, Louvain, 1579; 2nd edition, with three woodcuts, 1580.
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