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    Acland, Thomas Dyke (male) 03/29/1787 - 07/22/1871 English Christ Church, Oxford

    Politician and Baronet; friend of Pusey. See Boase I: 11-12, ODNB.

    Armstrong, John Rutherford (male) 08/22/1813 - 05/16/1856 English Lincoln College, Oxford

    Bishop of Grahamstown; influenced by Oxford Movement; wrote The Pastor in his Closet (1847), Sermons on the Festivals (1845), Tracts for the Christian Seasons (1848–9, 1849–50), Sermons for the Christian Seasons (1852–3), Tracts for Parochial Use (1852–3), and Parochial Sermons (1854); worked for church penitentiaries. See Boase I: 84-5, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Barker, Edmund Henry (male) 12/22/1788 - 03/21/1839 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Classical scholar; catalogued Samuel Parr's library and wrote Parriana (1828); contributed to Classical Journal; produced an edition of Henri Estienne's Thesaurus Graecus (1816-1828). See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Benson, Christopher (male) 01/16/1788 - 03/25/1868 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Church of England cleric; fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge, and canon of Worcester; critic of Oxford Tractarians; Hebrew scholar. See Boase I: 245, ODNB.

    Blomfield, Charles James (male) 05/29/1786 - 08/05/1857 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Bishop of London; classical scholar; developed editions of Septem contra Thebas (1812), the Persæ (1814), Agamemnon (1820), and the Choephoroe (1824). See Boase I: 315, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bloxam, Matthew Holbeche (male) 05/12/1805 - 04/24/1888 English

    Antiquary, wrote The Principles of Gothic Ecclesiastical Architecture (1829); wrote articles for Archaeologia Cambrensis, Archaeological Journal, British Critic, Gentleman's Magazine and others; fellow of the Society of Antiquaries; identified with Rugby town and school. See Boase IV: 437, ODNB.

    Boone, James Shergold (male) 06/30/1798 - 03/24/1859 English Christ Church, Oxford

    Writer; as undergraduate published The Oxford Spy; edited The Council of Ten; ordained priest in 1827; wrote National Education: a Sermon (1833), The Educational Economy of England (1838); editor of British Critic (Jan 1834 - late 1837). See Boase I: 335-6, ODNB.

    Bosanquet, Samuel Richard (male) 04/01/1800 - 12/27/1882 English Christ Church, Oxford

    Legal and religious writer; barrister; wrote leading articles for The Times; wrote The Tithe Commutation Act (1837), The Poor Law Amendment Acts (1839); believed in individual charity over public provision. See Boase I: 344, ODNB.

    Bowden, John William (male) 02/21/1798 - 09/15/1844 English Trinity College, Oxford

    Ecclesiastical writer; associate of John Henry Newman; wrote several Tracts for the Times; commissioner of Stamps; wrote Life of Gregory the Seventh (1840), A Few Remarks on Pews (1843). See ODNB.

    Bowyer, George (male) 10/08/1811 - 06/07/1883 English

    Baronet, jurist, and politician; wrote The English Constitution: a Popular Commentary on the Constitutional Laws of England (1841), Commentaries on Universal Public Law (1854) and other works; follower of Oxford Movement and converted to Roman Catholicism in 1850; contributor to Dublin Review. See Boase I: 363, ODNB.

    Burgess, Richard (male) 12/04/1796 - 04/12/1881 English St. John's College, Cambridge

    Church of England cleric; chaplain to a congregation in Rome; by 1844 strongly opposed to Tractarianism. See Boase I: 478-9, ODNB.

    Burton, Edward (male) 02/13/1794 - 01/19/1836 English Christ Church, Oxford

    Church of England cleric and theologian; professor at Oxford; published on Greek and Latin literature; attacked Unitarianism and evangelicalism; wrote Lectures on Ecclesiastical History (1831) and other works. See ODNB.

    Christie, John Frederick (male) 1806 - 09/25/1860 English Oriel College, Oxford

    Born in Ceylon; matriculated at Oriel on May 18, 1824; was a fellow from 1829-1848; friend of Newman who "read all the novels and all the poetry of the day"[Mozley, Reminiscences, I, 145]; vicar of Badgeworth in 1841; Rector of Ufton-Nervet.

    Church, Richard William (male) 04/25/1815 - 02/10/1890 English Wadham College, Oxford

    Ordained priest 1852; dean of St. Paul's 1871-1890; one of the founders of The Guardian; leading member of High Church party; many books including History of the Oxford Movement. See Boase IV: 662-3, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Churton, Edward (male) 02/10/1800 - 07/04/1874 English Christ Church, Oxford

    Theologian and Spanish scholar; archdeacon of Cleveland; member of Hackney Phalanx; wrote Memoir of Joshua Watson (1861); wary of Pusey and Newman; edited Englishman's Library, which sought to counterbalance Tracts. See ODNB.

    Coleridge, Henry Nelson (male) 10/25/1798 - 01/26/1843 English King's College, Cambridge

    Barrister and writer; wrote Six Months in the West Indies (1826), Table Talk [conversation of Samuel Taylor Coleridge] (1835); wrote for the Quarterly Review and the British Critic. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Coleridge, John Taylor (male) 07/09/1790 - 02/11/1876 English Corpus Christi College, Oxford

    Judge; barrister; wrote for Quarterly Review and British Critic; editor of Quarterly Review (1825). See Boase I: 675, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Conybeare, William Daniel (male) 06/07/1787 - 08/12/1857 English Christ Church, Oxford

    Divine, geologist; co-founder of Bristol Philosophical and Literary Institution; vicar of Axminster; wrote Elementary Course of Theological Lectures (1836), Geological Memoir of the Landslip in Devon (1840), and other works; name misspelled in Wellesley Vol 5 as "Coneybeare." EMC, VPR 30 (1997), 327. See Boase I: 697.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Copeland, William John (male) 09/01/1804 - 08/26/1885 English Trinity College, Oxford

    Historian and Church of England cleric; member of Hackney Phalanx; supporter of Oxford Movement; edited Newman's Anglican sermons as Parochial and Plain Sermons (1868). See Boase I: 715-6, ODNB.

    Cotton, William Charles (male) 1813 - 06/22/1879 English Christ Church, Oxford

    Writer on bees; brother of Sir Henry Cotton; assistant curate to G. A. Selwyn at Windsor. See Boase IV: 769-70, ODNB under Sir Henry Cotton.

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