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1. People From White Waltham: Thomas
2. The claims of the clergy: A letter

1. People From White Waltham: Thomas Hearne, William Neile, Robert Sawyer
Paperback: 20 Pages (2010-09-15)
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Asin: 1158454309
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Chapters: Thomas Hearne, William Neile, Robert Sawyer. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 18. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Thomas Hearne or Hearn (July 1678 10 June 1735), English antiquary, was born at Littlefield Green in the parish of White Waltham, Berkshire. Having received his early education from his father, George Hearn, the parish clerk, he showed such taste for study that a wealthy neighbour, Francis Cherry of Shottesbrooke (c. 1665-1713), a celebrated non-juror, interested himself in the boy, and sent him to the school at Bray "on purpose to learn the Latin tongue." Soon Cherry took him into his own house, and his education was continued at Bray until Easter 1696, when he matriculated at St Edmund Hall, Oxford. At the university he attracted the attention of Dr John Mill (1645-1707), the principal of St Edmund Hall, who employed him to compare manuscripts and in other ways. Having taken the degree of B.A. in 1699 he was made assistant keeper of the Bodleian Library, where he worked on the catalogue of books, and in 1712 he was appointed second keeper. In 1715 Hearne was elected Architypographus and Esquire Bedell in civil law in the university, but objection having been made to his holding this office together with that of second librarian, he resigned it in the same year. As a nonjuror he refused to take the oaths of allegiance to King George I, and early in 1716 he was deprived of his librarianship. However, he continued to reside in Oxford, and occupied himself in editing the English chroniclers. Hearn refused several important academic positions, including the librarianship of the Bodleian and the Camden professorship of ancient history, rather than take the oaths. He died on 10 June 1735. The readers of Hearne's works were devoted to them because of the depth of s...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=190873 ... Read more

2. The claims of the clergy: A letter to the Reverend Hugh M'Neile : being a reply to his speech in the amphitheatre, Liverpool, April 27th, 1843, addressed to the Wesleyan Methodists
by William Vevers
 Unknown Binding: 36 Pages (1843)

Asin: B00088GH0G
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