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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, JohnPriestley, Joseph Fisher, Joseph Joseph Fisher was vicar of Drax in Yorkshire, information disclosed on the title-page of his Review of the Doctrine of Philosophical Necessity illustrated by Dr. Priestley (1779). The work...
...Jackson, Joseph This is probably the Joseph Jackson who was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, graduating BA in 1664 and MA in 1667. He was rector of Doynton, Gloucestershire, from 1678 to 1720. Jackson was the author of A Discourse...
... with Parliament, who kept him under arrest for a while. He seems to have practised medicine and was rector of Stanton St John, near Oxford. Apart from two pamphlets written in his capacity as Vice-Chancellor, his only work is Quaestiones...
... entitled Ethices compenium, appeared in 1714 and, supposedly revised by John Hudson, also Provost of Queen’s, in 1721 and 1745. The work was certainly in use in Oxford as a textbook in the early eighteenth century. In his lifetime Langbaine published various works relating to University affairs....
... The History of the College of Corpus Christi … in the University of Cambridge (Cambridge, 1753), pp. 327–8; 2nd edn, by John Lamb (Cambridge, 1831), pp. 272–3, 443, citing the obituary notice in the General Evening Post , 20 September 1740....
...Curteis, Thomas Thomas Curteis (or Curtis) came from a family of the Kent gentry which had turned to dissent. (Venn suggests that he may be the Thomas Curtis from Derbyshire who was admitted to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge in 1676...
... to the Established Church in the following year. From 1760 until his death he was rector of Burgh.However, he kept up his dissenting links and was part of the literary circle surrounding John Aikin , classical tutor at the Warrington Academy, which had...
...Towers, John John Towers was born in Lancashire, the son of a farmer. He was admitted as a sizar to Trinity College, Dublin in 1705, graduating BA in 1709 and MA in 1712 (BD and DD, 1743). He was a prebendary of St Patrick’s Cathedral,...
... in 1690, and vicar of Cowfold in 1692. He was a friend of More More, Henry , Rust Rust, George (whose Remains he edited), Cudworth Cudworth, Ralph and Worthington Worthington, John .In Hallywell’s A Discourse of the Excellency of Christianity...