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1758 – born in Prince George’s County 1783 – A preacher. 1789 – He visited New England and established Methodism from the Connecticut River to the farthest settlement in Maine. 1787 – He formed the first Methodist class in New England, at Stratford, Conn.on the 26th of  September. 1789 – His labors as an itinerant ..

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1514 – He was born in Giffordgate, Scotland this year.   1540 – Knox was first mentioned as a priest this year.   1543 – He was still an ordained Catholic clergyman this year.   1545 – Knox first publicly professed the Protestant faith about the end this year.   1546 – He went on ..

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1637 – Thomas Ken, born in Little Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire, SE England, UK on the month of July. He English churchman, was the most eminent of the English non-juring bishops, and one of the fathers of modern English hymnology 1652 – He entered Winchester College. 1656 – Became a student of Hart Hall, Oxford. 1657 – ..

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1892 – Born in Darlington Heights, Prince Edward County, Virginia on the 22nd of April. 1920 – He was an American minister and civil rights leader who was active in the struggle for civil rights for African Americans.          – He is considered the father of the American Civil Rights Movement, having laid the ..

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English author, Anglican prelate. 1860 – Born 6th of June at Crayke, Yorkshire, England. Educated at Eton College and at King’s College, Cambridge. 1888 – He was a tutor at Hertford College, Oxford.          – Ordained as a deacon. 1907 – Professor of divinity at Jesus College, Cambridge, holding the Lady Margaret’s Professor of Divinity ..

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1586 – Born on July 7th in Markfield, Leicestershire, England. A prominent British American colonial clergyman and a founder of Hartford, sometimes called “the father of American democracy”. 1626 – After preaching briefly in the parish of Esher in Surrey, England, Hooker became lecturer to the Church of St. Mary at Chelmsford, Essex, where he ..

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