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  1504 – He was born this year in Norwich, in St. Saviour’s parish.   1516 – His father died this year; his mother got married again to John Baker.   1522 – He was sent to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, where he is said to have been contemporary with William Cecil, but Cecil was ..

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1811 – Born on the 28th of March in Prachatitz, Bohemia. 1831 – He attended school in Budweis before entering the seminary. 1835 – He decided that there would be no more ordinations. 1836 – He moved to New York with very little money. 1842 – He took his vows in Baltimore, Maryland.        – ..

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1775 – Served with out distinction as president pro tempore of King’s College. 1784-1786 – Episcopal Bishop; Prof. Rhetoric and Logic at Columbia.     1800 – Accepted rectorship of Trinity Church, New York City. 1801-1811 – Served as actual president of Columbia (fifth president).          – He was consecrated bishop of New York.          ..

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534 – Born in Carthage to a family of high nobility. He was the eldest brother of several saints. His brother, St. Isidore, succeeded him as Bishop of Seville. Another brother, St. Fulgentius, became Bishop of Carthagena, and his sister, St. Florentina, became an Abbess in Carthagena. 579 – He became a Benedictine monk and ..

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1624 – John Lake was born at Halifax, in Yorkshire, and was baptized on the 5th of December. He distinguished himself at Basing House by his intrepid conduct in several successful sallies, and became one of the undaunted defenders of that stronghold of loyalty. 1637 – He was educated at the Grammar School of his ..

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