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B.A. 1616-7; M.A. 1619. V. of Bierton, Bucks., 1624.
Brother of John (1608). (Vis. 0/ Bucks , 1634.)

BYRD, JOSIAS. Matric. pens, from Christ's, Oct. 1564; Scholar,
1564-5; B.A. 1567-8; M.A. from Corpus Christi, 1571.
Fellow of Corpus Christi, 1571. Perhaps of Walden, Essex,
gent. Will (Commis. C. of Essex) 1588; mentions Josias, s. of
his brother Samuel. (J. Ch. Smith.)

BIRD, JOSIAS. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Michs. 1602; B.A.
1605-6. S. of Samuel (1566). Incorp. at Oxford, 1606.
M.A. there, 1609. Ord. deacon (Peterb.) Dec. 21, 1606;
priest (Worcester) Sept. 20, 1607. R. of Baldock, Herts.,
1613-66. Ejected c. 1645, but restored, 1660. Died 1666.
Brother of Samuel (1596).

BIRD, MATTHEW. Adm. pens, (age 23) at Pembroke, Nov. 28,
1656. S. of John, clerk. B. at Luton, Beds. B.A. 1660;
M.A. 1664. C. of Pitstone, Bucks., 1665. V. of Ivinghoe,
Bucks., 1684-88.

BIRD, MEARES. Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1653. Of Norfolk.

BIRO, RALPH. Adm. pens, at Trinity, Sept. 15, 1641. Matric.
1641. Perhaps adm. at the Middle Temple, Feb. 25, 1646-7;
s. and h. of Ralph, of London, gent.

BIRD, RASH. Adm. sizar (age 18) at Caius, May 2, 1745.
S. of Edmund, grazier, of Gressenhall, Norfolk. B. there.
School, Seaming. Matric 1745-6; Scholar, 1745-52; B.A.
1748-9. Ord. deacon (Norwich, Litt. dim. from Ely) Sept. 24,
1749; priest (Ely, Lttt. dim. from Norwich) Sept. 24, 1752.
V. of Hunstanton, Norfolk, 1754-93- R - of Stanfield, 1756-
93. (Venn, 11. 57-)

BIRD, RICHARD. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Lent, 1564-5;
B.A. 1568^-9; M.A. 1572; B.D. 1580; D.D. 1608. Fellow,
1570. Incorp. at Oxford, 1578. R. of Woodchurch, Kent,
1582; and of Brookland, 1597-1609. Archdeacon of Cleve-
land, 1589-1601. Canon of Canterbury, 1590. Died June,
1609. Buried in Canterbury Cathedral, June 19. (Cooper, 11.
521; D.N.B.)

BIRD or BURD, RICHARD. Adm. pens, at Queens*, Jan. 20,
1673-4. Of Middlesex. Matric. 1674-5; B.A. 1677-8; M.A.
1681; D.D. 1694. Ord. deacon and priest (Peterb.) Mar. 10,
1679-80.

BIRDE, ROBERT. Matric. sizar from St John's, Michs. 1580;
B.A. 1583-4; M.A. 1587. Incorp. at Oxford, 1585. Ord.
priest, Aug. 4, 1588, R. of Branfield, Herts., 1597-1635.
Buried 1635.

BIRD, ROBERT. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, Apr. 10, 1596.
Matric. c. 1596.

BIRD, ROBERT. Matric. sizar from Jesus, Easter, 1612; B.A.
1614-5; M.A. from St Catharine's, 1618. Ord. deacon
(Peterb.) May 23 ; priest, July 9, 1619. Perhaps V. of Westley,
Suffolk, 1623.

BIRD, ROBERT. Matric. sizar from St John's, Easter, 1612;
B.A. 1615-6; M.A. 1619.

BIRD, ROBERT. Adm. pens, at Clare, Jan. 27, 1742-3. After-
wards FelL-Com. S. of Thomas, of Coventry, Esq. B. at
Coventry. Matric. 1743. Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Apr. 13,
1742.

BIRD, SAMUEL Matric. pens, from Queens', Easter, 1566.
S. of Samuel, of Walden, Essex. B.A. 1569-70; M.A. from
Corpus Christi, 1573. Fellow of Corpus Christi, 1573-6.
Schoolmaster at Lavenham, Suffolk, 1583. Minister at St
Peter's, Ipswich, 1580-1604. Died 1603-4. Will proved
(P.C.C.). Author of religious works. (Cooper, 11. 429; D.N.B.;
in both he is confused with his son (next).)

BIRD, SAMUEL Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, Apr. 24, 1596.
S. of the above. Matric. c. 1596; Scholar; B.A. 1599-1600.
M.A. 1603. Exhibitioner from Ipswich, 1595. Incorp. at
Oxford, 1605. Ord. deacon and priest (Peterb.) June 24,
1604. Probably R. of Snargate, Kent, and Preb. of Canter-
bury, 1618-24. (H. G. Harrison.)

BIRD, SAMUEL Adm. pens, (age 15) at Christ's, May 17, 1628.
S. of Thomas. B. at Coventry. School, Coventry. Matric.
1628; B.A. 1631-2; M.A. 1635. One of these names V. of
Claybrook, Leics., 1681-5. Will (Leicester) 1687. (Peile, 1.
39i)

BIRD, SAMUEL Adm. sizar at Trinity, May 27, 1647. Of
Warwickshire. B.A. 1650-1 ; M.A. 1654. One of these names
R. of Thuming, Hunts., 1665. Will proved 1703.

BIRD, SAMUEL. Adm. sizar at Jesus, June 2, 1714. S. of John,
of Edwinstow, Notts. Matric. 1714; B.A. 1717-8; M.A. 1723.



Birkbeck, Charles

BIRD, SAMUEL Adm. pens, (age 18) at St John's, June 26,
1745. S. of Samuel, clerk, of Nottinghamshire. B. at South-
well. Schools, Southwell and Beverley, Yorks. Matric. 1745.
Ord. deacon (York) June 9, 1754; priest (Norwich) Dec. 19,
1762.

BIRD, THOMAS. Adm. at King's a scholar from Eton, 1457.

B.A. 1461-2. One of these names, of Alton, Hants., clerk.

Will (P.C.C.) 1491.
BIRD, THOMAS. B.A. 1534-5.
BIRD, THOMAS. Adm. Fell. -Com. at King's, Lent, 1569-70.

Perhaps adm. at Gray's Inn, 1571.
BYRDE, THOMAS. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Caius, Nov. ii, 1595.

S. of Edmund. Of Gressenhall, Norfolk. School, Seaming.

Scholar, 1599-1600; B.A. 1599-1600; M.A. 1603. Ord. deacon

and priest (Norwich) 1607; C. of Beetley, Norfolk. C. of

Wendling in 1627 and 1636.
BIRD, THOMAS. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Christ's, June 29,

1627. S. of Thomas. B. at Towcester, Northants. School,

Coventry. Matric. 1627; B.A. 1630-1.
BYRDE, THOMAS. LL.B. 1631 (Lit. Reg.).
BYRD, THOMAS. Probably M.A. 1631-2 (Incorp. from Oxford).

S. of John, of Braxted, Essex. Matric. (from Lincoln College,

Oxford) Apr. 30, 1624, age 17; B.A. 1629; M.A. 1636;

'ordered to be created B.D. 1646.* V. of Somerby, Leicester-
shire, 1639. (Al. Oxon.)

BIRD, THOMAS. Incorp. M.A. 1684, from All Souls', Oxford.

Matric. there, July 17, 1674, age 18. S. of Thomas, of

Mamble, Worcs. B.A. (Oxford) 1678. (Al. Oxon.)
BIRD, THOMAS. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Peterhouse, June 25,

1697. Of Buckinghamshire. School, Merchant Taylors'.

Matric. 1697; Scholar, 1697.

BIRD, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Mar. 28, 1717. Of
Derbyshire.

BERDE, W. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs. 1572.

BYRD, WILLIAM. Matric. pens, from Christ's, Easter, 1552.

Perhaps B.A. 1555-6. One of these names ord. priest

(Norwich) 1563. Perhaps R. of Boxford, Suffolk, 1563-

1600. (Peile, 1. 49.)
BYRDE, WILLIAM. Matric. pens, from Pembroke, Michs. 1554
BYRD, W. Matric pens, from Clare, Michs. 1569. See the

next.

BIRD, WILLIAM. Matric. Fell. -Com. from King's, Easter, 1569.
One of these names adm. at Gray's Inn, 1571. Ancient,
1589-90. See Thomas (1569-70).

BIRDE, WILLIAM. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Easter, 1576.
(Perhaps the same who matric. pens, from Trinity, Easter,
1576.) B.A. 1580-1; M.A. 1584. R. of Holy Trinity, Col-
chester, till 1605. Perhaps R. of Layer parva, Essex, 1607.

BIRD, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, at Peterhouse, July 3, 1632.
Of Hertfordshire.

BIRD, WILLIAM. Matric. pens, from Queens', Easter, 1635.
Of Nottinghamshire. B.A. 1638-9; M.A. 1642. Ord. deacon
(Peterb.) Sept. 25, 1642; priest (Lincoln) Sept. 22, 1644.

BIRD or BYRD, WILLIAM. Adm. sizar at St Catharine's,
June 16, 1665. Matric. 1668; B.A. 1668-9. C*rd- priest
(Lincoln) Sept. 24, 1670. Perhaps s. of Anthony, of Field,
Staffs. V. of Bodiam, Sussex, 1671-1713. Buried there,
June 8, 1713. (Staffs. Pedigrees.) For a contemporary of these
names see Al. Oxon.

BIRD or BIRDS, WILLIAM. Adm. FeU.Com. at Corpus
Christi, 1679. Of Derbyshire. Matric. 1679. Adm. at
Gray's Inn, June 17, 1681 as s. and h. of George, of Stanton
Hall, Derbs.

BIRD, . Matric. pens, from Queens', Michs. 1547.

BIRDALL, see BURDALL

BIRDMORE, RALPH, see BEARDMORE.

BIRDSALL, see also BEARDSALL

BIRDSALL or BIRDSULL, ROBERT. Adm. pens, at Jesus,
May 9, 1682. S. of Thomas, of Yorkshire, Esq. Matric. 1682;
Scholar, 1684; B.A. 1685-6. V. of Bilton, York, 1694-1730.
Buried July 4, 1730.

BIRDSEY, JOHN. Matric. sizar from King's, Easter, 1699;
B.A. 1702-3. Ord. deacon (London) Dec. 19, 1703. V. of
S. Mimms, Midds., 1707-24. Buried there June 17, 1724.
(Cass, S. Mimms.)

BIRION, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from Jesus, Easter, 1656.

BIRKE, GEORGE Adm. sizar (age 19) at Jesus, June 7, 1677.
Of Yorkshire.

BIRKBECK or BERKBECKE, AMBROSE Matric. sizar from
Jesus, Easter, 1575; B.A. from Trinity, 1579-80.

BIRBECK, CHARLES. Adm. pens, (age 17) at St John's,
June 27, 1730. S. of Christopher, surgeon, of Yorkshire.
B. in York. School, Ripon. Matric. 1730.



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BlRKBECK, CUTHBERT

BIRKBECKE, CUTHBERT. Matric. pens, from St John's,

Easter, 1559.
BlRKBECK or BIRBECK, EDWARD. Matric. sizar from
Trinity, c. 1591. S. of Thomas, of Orton, Westmorland.
B.A. 1594-3; M.A. 1598; B.D. 1605. Fellow, 1597. R. of
Staveley, Derbs. Chaplain to Lord Darcy. Married Anne,
dau. of William Kaye, of Woodsome, Huddersfield. Father
of Peter (1631). (F.M.G., 822; Vis. of Yorks., 1666; M. H.
Peacock.)
BlRKBECK, EDWARD. Adm. sizar (age 22) at St John's,
Nov. 7, 1733. S. of Edward, of Yorkshire. B. at Sedbergh.
School, Sedbergh. Matric. 1733; B.A. 1737-8; M.A. 1741-
Fellow, 1739-49. Ord. deacon (Lincoln) May 5, 1739- Head
Master of Pocklington School, 1749-54. Perhaps R. of
Elvington, Yorks., 1742-54. Died Dec. 1754. (Scott-Mayor,
in. 449)
BIRKBECKE, GEOFFREY. Adm. pens, (age 20) at Caius,
Oct. 5, 1575. Of Eamontbridge, Cumberland. S. of Henry.
School, Warcop. Matric 1575; B.A. 1578-9. Ord. priest
(Ely) Apr. 1, 1578. R. of Gt Musgrave, Westmorland,
1578-99. Buried at St Helen's, York. Will proved Jan. 10,
1600-1. (Venn, 1. 83.)
BlRKBECK, PAUL. Matric. pens, from Pembroke, Lent, 1577-
8; B.A. 1580-1; M.A. 1584. Fellow. Incorp. at Oxford, 1591.
Ord. priest (Norwich) Apr. 23, 1589. Chaplain to Earl of
Sussex. V. of Aldeburgh, Suffolk, 1590. R. of Bromeswell,
1595-9; of Ufford, 1599-1619.
BlRKBECK, PETER. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Easter, 1631.
S. of Edward (1591), R. of Staveley, Derbs. Bapt. Feb. 4,
1614. B.A. 1634-5; M.A. 1638. V. of Ledsham, Yorks.,
1644-64. Buried there Feb. 10, 1673-4. R. of Castleford,
1663-73. Brother of Thomas (1627). (F.M.G., 822; Vis. of
Yorks., 1666.)
BlRKBECK, RICHARD. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Easter,

1568.
BlRKBECK, BIRBECHE or BIRBECK, SAMUEL. Adm. sizar
(age 16) at Sidney, May 18, 1667. Only s. of Thomas, of
Ackworth, Yorks. (next). School, Sheffield. Matric. 1668;
M.A. 1678 (Lit. Reg.). Ord. deacon (London) May 26, 1678;
priest, Sept. 1678. R. of Banningham, Norfolk. (Vis. of
Yorks., 1666.)
BIRCKBECK, THOMAS. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Easter,
1627. S. of Edward, R. of Staveley (1591). Bapt. Nov. 20,
1611. B.A. 1631-2; M.A. 1635. V. of Sheffield, 1644- V. of
Ackworth, Yorks., 1648, ejected, 1662. Afterwards noncon-
formist minister at Sheffield. Married Sarah, dau. of James
Creswick, of Sheffield. Died July 8, 1674. Brother of Peter
(1631). Father of Samuel, above. (Calamy, 11. 551; F.M.G.,
822; Vis. of Yorks., 1666; M. H. Peacock.)
BIRKBECKE, W. Matric. sizar from Jesus, Michs. 1575.
BlRKBECK or BIRBECK, WILLIAM. Adm. sizar (age 16) at
St John's, Oct. 16, 1657. S. of Henry, husbandman, of
Mallerstang, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland. B. there.
School, Kirkby Stephen. Matric. 1657; B.A. 1661-2; M.A.
1665. Fellow, 1663. Proctor, 1670-1. Incorp. at Oxford,
1669.
BIRKBY, ALVERY. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Michs. 1576.
B. at Batley, Yorks. B.A. 1580-1 as 'Alured Birtbie.' Ord.
deacon (Lincoln) 1587; priest, Dec. 17, 1588. V. of Hitchin,
Herts., 1593-1604. V. of Kimpton, 1603-16.
BIRKBYE, AVERY. Matric. pens, from Christ's, Michs. 1576.
Apparently the same as the above. S. of James, mayor of
York ; his mother being of Batley. Adm. at Lincoln's Inn,
from Gray's Inn, Feb. 13, 1581-2. (PeiU, 1. 138; Vis. of
Yorks., 1 61 2.)
BIRCKBYE, WILLIAM. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs.

1554-
BIRKENHEAD, see also BERKENHEAD.
BIRKENHEAD, JOHN. M.A. 1657 (Incorp. from Oxford). S. of
Randall, of Northwich, Cheshire, saddler. B. there. Matric.
Oxford, June 13, 1634, age 17; B.A. (Oxford) 1636-7; Created
M.A. 1639. Fellow of All Souls, 1639-48 (ejected). D.C.L.
X661. M.P. for Wilton, 1661-79. Knighted, 1662. F.R.S.
1663. Master of Requests, 1664. Died Dec. 4, 1679. Author,
Mercurius Aulicus, and other political writings. (A I. Oxon.;
D.S.B.)
BIRCHENHEAD, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 19) at Magdalene,
May n, 1678. S. of John. B. at Daresbury, Cheshire.
School, Windy Weston, Cheshire. Matric. 1678; B.A. 1681-2.
BIRKENHEAD, MICHAEL. Adm. sizar at Queens', Apr. 20,

1592. Matric. 1592.
BIRKENHEAD, RICHARD. B.Can.L. 1530-1. V. of Foxton,

Carabs. V. of Fulbourn All Saints.
BIRKENSHAW, JOHN. Abbot of St Werburgh, Chester, 1493-
1511 and 1530-7. Grace for D.D. passed 1496: where he is
called Robert. Died 1537. (Cooper, 1. 65.)



Birkett, Thomas

BIRKINSHAW, JOHN. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, June 29,
1616. Matric. 1616, as Beckinshawe; B.A. 1619-20. R. of St
Peter, South Elmham, Suffolk, 1625.

BIRKENSHAW or BEKENSAW, ROBERT. S. of George, of
Croston, Lanes. B.A. 1492-3; M.A. 1496; B.D. 1502; D.D.
1507. Fellow of Michaelhouse. Proctor, 1499-1500. Presi-
dent of Queens', 1508-19. R. of Reresby, Lines., till 1505. V. of
Croston, 1505. R. of Chagford, Devon, 1510. R. of Bradwell-
super-mare, Essex, 1512. Canon of Windsor, 1512. Treasurer
of Lincoln, 1513. Chaplain and almoner to Queen Catherine.
Dean of Stoke-by-Clare, 1517. Preb. of Lincoln, 1523. Died
Jan. 21, 1525-6. Will (P.C.C.). (Searle, Hist, of Queens'.)

BIRKENSHAW, . B.D. 1491-2. A monk. This may be

John, above.

BIRKETT, see also BURKITT.

BYRKET, GEORGE Matric. pens, from Christ's, May, 1568.
Of Durham county. B.A. 1571-2; M.A. 1575. Went to
Douay, c. 1576. Ordained priest there Apr. 6, 1577. Sent to
Rome, 1578; and to England, 1580. Appointed arch-priest of
England, 1608-14. Died in England, 1614. (Peile, 1. 104;
D.N.B.)

BIRKETT, GEORGE. Adm. sizar (age 17) at Peterhouse,
May 30, 1707. Of Northumberland. School, Richmond.
Matric. 1707; Scholar, 1711; B.A. 1710-1; M.A. 1714; D.D.
1730. Fellow, 1714-41. Moderator, 1718. Taxor, 1719-
Proctor, 1726-7. Tutor, in College, to the poet Gray. Ord.
deacon (Ely) Dec. 21, 1712; priest (London) May 23, I7M-
Minister of Little St Mary's, Cambridge, 1729-40. R. of
Stathern, Leics., 1740-45. Perhaps R. of Withcall, Lines.
According to Nichols he resigned R. of Stathern on accepting
R. of Withcall. Died 1745. (Nichols' Leics., 11. 359; T. A.
Walker.)

BIRKETT or BRYKHED, JOHN. B.A. 1518-19.

BIRKETT, JOHN. Matric. pens, from Queens', Lent, 1645-6.
Of London. B. at Billingborough, Lines. Perhaps B.A.
Incorp. at Oxford, 1648 ('B.A.'). Master of the Grammar
School at Grantham, 1649. V. of Swinderby, Lines., 1650-
62 (ejected). Died May 5, 1684. (Calamy, 11. 161; Al. Oxon.)

BIRKETT, JOHN. Matric. sizar from King's, Lent, 1683-4.

BIRKET, JOHN. M.A. from St John's, 1729. S. of John, of
Milford, Hants., clerk. Matric. at Queen's, Oxford, Mar. 26,
1705, age 15; B.A. 1708. R. of Compton Abbas, Dorset,
1725-44. V. of lie Brewers, Somerset, 1743-57. (Al. Oxon.)

BIRKETT, MILES. B.A. 1632 (Incorp. from Oxford). S. of
William, of Bugbrooke, Northants. Matric. at Oxford, Nov.
13, 1629, age 19; B.A. (Oxford) 1630; M.A. (Oxford) 1633.
R. of Pattishall (Med.) Northants., 1634-9; of Hitcham,
Suffolk, 1643-60. V. of Irstead and Neatishead, Norfolk,
1661, ejected 1662. (Al. Oxon.; J. Browne, Norf. and Suff.,
592)

BIRKET or BIRKHEAD, MILES. Adm. pens, (age 20) at
St John's, July 4, 1673. S. of George, clerk, of Underbarrow,
Westmorland. B. there. School, Hawkshead. Matric. 1674;
B.A. 1676-7. Ord. priest (Durham) Sept. 20, 1679. P.C. of
Horton, Northumberland, 1682-1709. Perhaps V. of Heddon-
on-the-Wall, 1693-1709. Died May 24, 1709.

BIRKET or BRYKHEDE, RICHARD. B.Can.L. 1530-1 (already
B.Civ.L. ? 1509-10). Doubtless the Richard Birkenhead,
whom see, who was R. of All Saints', Fulbourn, Cambs.,
1526-30. Died 1530.

BIRKET, RICHARD. Matric. sizar from Clare, Michs. 1560.
'Ord. priest (Lincoln) Apr. 7, 1566, age 42; married; ignorant
of Latin.' Perhaps V. of Bishop Norton, Lines. (Lib. Cler.
Line., 1576.)

BIRKIT or BURKET, RICHARD. Adm. sizar (age 18) at
Christ's, Apr. 8, 1728. S. of James. B. at Giggleswick.
School, Giggleswick. Matric. 1728; Scholar, 1730; B.A.
1731-2. Ord. deacon (Lincoln) Feb. 18, 1^32-3; priest,
Sept 22, 1734. R. of Withcall, Lines., Aug. 22, 1745. Also
P.C. of Burwell, 1751-3 (Peile, 11. 216.)

BIRKETT or BROKITT, ROBERT. Matric. sizar from Trinity,
c. 1595; B.A. 1595-6.

BIRKET, THOMAS. Adm. sizar (age 17) at St John's, Apr. 15,
1724. S. of Thomas, clerk, deceased, of Cumberland. B. at
Whitehaven. School, St Bees. Matric. 1724- Perhaps C. of
Bishop Wearmouth, Durham, 1743-79- Buried May 15, 1782,
'aged 82.' (H. M. Wood.)

BIRKETT, THOMAS. Adm. sizar (age 16) at Peterhouse,
July 3,1731. PenslonerSept.ro, 1733. Of Durham. School,
Newcastle. Matric. 1731; Scholar, 1731- B.A. 1734-3; M.A.
1738. Fellow c. 1736. Head Master of Drighlington School,
Yorks., 1734. C. of Alston, 1736-7. Perhaps C. of Bishop
Wearmouth, but see the above. (T. A. Walker, 203.)

BIRKET, . B.Civ.L. 1509-10.

BIRKET, . B.A. 1510- 1. One George Birket was V. of

Fulbourn All Saints', Cambs., 1535.



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Birkett, Daniel

BIRKHEAD, DANIEL. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Jan. 31,
1595-6. Matric. c. 1596; B.A. 1599-1600; M.A. from Trinity,
1603; B.D. 1610; D.D. 1618. Fellow of Trinity, 1602.
Incorp. at Oxford, 1605. R. of Langton, Yorks., 1610; of
Egglescliffe, Durham, 161 1-24. R. of Winston, 1617-24.
Preb. of Durham, 1619-24. Buried in the Cathedral, Nov.
27, 1624.

BIRKHEAD or BROKEHEAD, EDMUND. Said to have been
D.D. of Cambridge. Probably of Cheshire. Bishop of St Asaph,
1513-8. Died Apr. 1518. Buried at Wrexham. (Cooper, 1. 19.)

BIRKHEAD, FRANCIS. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs.
1622; B.A. 1625-6; M.A. 1629.

BIRKHEAD, JAMES. Matric. sizar from Trinity, as Brickhead,
1631; B.A. 1634-5; M.A. 1638. One of these names V. of
Burton Agnes, Yorks., 1646.

BIRKHEAD, JOSEPH. M.A. from Magdalene, 1661. Matric
(Magdalen College, Oxford) Apr. 1, 1656; B.A. (Lincoln
College, Oxford) 1657-8. Incorp. M.A. at Oxford, 1669.
Ord. priest (Lincoln) Aug. 10, 1668. R. of Houghton-on-the-
Hill, Leics., 1674-1705. V. of Moulton, Northants., 1688-90.
Buried Oct. 14, 1705, aged 69. M.I. (Al. Oxon.; Nichols, 11.
614.)

BIRKHEAD, JOSEPH. Adm. sizar at Trinity, Nov. 19, 1674.
Matric. 1675; Scholar, 1679; B.A. 1679-80. Perhaps C. of
Gt Barford, Beds., and of Renhold, c. 1680-9.

BIRKHEAD, NATHANIEL. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Mar. i,
1593-4. School, Wakefield. Matric. c. 1594. One of these
names, of Wakefield, Yorks., gent., adm. at Gray's Inn,
May 3, 1602. Barrister, 1607. Of East Haigh, Birstall.
Benefactor of Wakefield School.

BIRKHEAD, RICHARD. Adm. pens, (age 18) at Trinity,
May 31, 1716. S. of Richard, of Wakefield, Yorks. School,
Wakefield. Matric. 1716; Scholar, 1717. Married Jane Routh
of Pontefract, June 30, 1724. (M. H. Peacock.)

BIRKHEAD, WILLIAM Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs.
1588. One of these names, of Yorks., adm. at Lincoln's
Inn, May 22, 1595.

BIRLEY, WILLIAM. Fellow of King's. M.A. 1483-4. Probably
the same who was B.Can.L. 1486-7. Proctor, 1486-7. Ord.
acolyte (Lincoln) Feb. 29, 1484-5. Will (P.C.C.) 1510: of
Barnes, Surrey.

BIRMINGHAM or BARNINGHAM, THOMAS. B.A. 1506-7.

BIRMINGHAM, . B.D. 1493. Augustinian canon.

BIRON, see BYRON.

BIRRAM, RICHARD. B.A. from St Catharine's, 1570-1. A
Robert Byram, V. of Copdock, Suffolk, 1580, was ord. priest
(Chichester) Aug. 28, 1573.

BIRSTALL, JAMES, see BRISTALL.

BIRT, JAMES. M.A. from Trinity Hall, 1723. S. of Thomas,
of Sutton, Herefordshire. Matric. (Wadham College, Oxford)
May 30, 1707, age 18; B.A. (Oxford) 1710-1. Ord. deacon
(Llandaff) Dec. 23, 1711; priest, Aug. 16, 1713. Usher of
Monmouth Grammar School, 1715. Head Master, 1723.
R. of Staunton, Gloucs., 1724-6. V. of Dixton, Monmouth,
1726-38. Died Feb. 17, 1737-8. (A I. Oxon. ; F. S. Hockaday.)

BISBY, FRANCIS. Matric. sizar from Peterhouse, Michs. 1569.

BISBY, JOHN. Matric. sizar from Queens', Easter, 1621. Of
Bedfordshire. B.A. 1624-5; M.A. 1627. Incorp. at Oxford,
1628. Ord. deacon (Peterb.) Sept. 24, 1626; priest, Mar. 9,
1627-8. V. of Edstaston, Salop. Preb. of Lichfield, 1634,
till his ejection. P.C. of Tipton, Staffs., c. 1635. Died before
1660. Father of Nathaniel, next.

BISBY NATHANIEL. Incorp. M.A. 1662, and D.D. 1669, from
Christ Church, Oxford. S. of John (1621), of Tipton, Staffs.,
clerk. B. at Bradely Hall, Staffordshire (his mother's home)
June 5, 1635. Matric. at Oxford, Nov. 10, 1654; B.A.
(Oxford) 1657-8; M.A. 1660; D.D. 1668. R. of Long Melford,
Suffolk, 1660-90; deprived as non-juror. Author of polemical
works. Died May 14, 1695. Buried at Long Melford. (Al.
Oxon.; D.N.B.)

BISBIE, ROBERT (sic. in grace). M.A. 1584 (Incorp. from
Oxford). Probably a mistake for Bisley, whom see.

BISCOE, RICHARD. M.A. from Magdalene, 1729 (Lit. Reg.).
Educated at Leyden (and at Dr Benion's academy, Shrews-
bury). At first a dissenting minister, conformed, 1727. R.
of St Martin Outwich, London, 1728-48. Preb. of St Paul's,
1736-48. V. of Northweald Basset, Essex, 1738. Died June 8,
1748. Buried at Northweald. M.I. Will (Consist. C). Author,
Boyle Lectures and other theological works. (D.N.B.; Lond.
Mag.)

BISH, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, at Trinity, May 11, 1642. Scholar.
One of these names, 4th s. of Edward, of Burstowe, Surrey,
Esq., bencher; adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Oct. 25, 1645.

BISHOP, AMBROSE. Adm. sizar (age 18) at Pembroke, Mar. 28,
1726. S. of James, V. of Gwennap, Cornwall. Matric. 1726.



Bishop, Thomas

BISHOP, EDMUND. Matric. pens, from Corpus Christi, Michs.
1561; B.A. 1564-5; M.A. 1568. Ord. deacon (Ely) May 26,

1566. V. of Grantchester, Cambs., 1566-72. R. of Little
Plumsted, Norfolk, 1572. R. of Witton, 1572. Married, at
Grantchester, July 14, 1570, Alice Kidman.

BISHOP, EDMUND. Adm. sizar (age 15) at Peterhouse, July 5,
1658. Of Warwickshire. B.A. 1661-2; M.A. 1673 (signs as
Edward). Ord. deacon (Lichfield) Dec. 31, 1662; priest,
Feb. 21, 1663-4. V. of Alstonefield, Staffs.,1684-1712. Buried
Feb. 9, 1711-2. (Wm Salt, Arch. Soc., 1915.)

BISHOPE, FRANCIS. Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter,
1562-

BISHOP, FRANCIS. Adm. pens, (age 15) at Magdalene, Mar. 6,
1645-6. S. of John, of 'Schouen' (?), Lines., gent. School,
Kirton. Matric. 1645-6.

BISHOP, GEOFFREY. Cautio (for M.A.) in Gotham chest, 1419
(see Caius ms. Cat. p. 72). R. of All Saints', Fulbourn,
Cambs., 1425-75; resigned, 1475, and allowed to retain the
vicarage house. Died Nov. 2, 1477. M.I. Benefactor to the
parish. (Blomefield, Collectanea.)

BISHOP, GEORGE. Matric. pens, from Magdalene, c. 1594.
Perhaps brother of John (1576), and resident at Northiam,
Sussex, in 1598. (Cooper, 11. 238.)

BISHOP, GREGORY. Matric. Fell. -Com. from Gonville Hall,
Easter, 1553; M.A. (without B.A.) 1555. R. of Hockwold,
Norfolk, 1547-80.

BISHOP, HENRY. B.A. 1501-2; M.A. 1505.

BISHOP, JOHN. Adm. at King's a scholar from Eton, Aug. 16,

1516, age 19. Of Tring, Herts. B.A. 1519-20; M.A. 1523.

Fellow, 1518-c. 1533. One of these names V. of Willesden,

Midds., 1546.
BISHOP, JOHN. Matric. sizar from Jesus, Lent, 1563-4. One

of these names R. of Howbie, Leics., 1580. Perhaps V. of

Bishop's Stortford, Herts., 1583-6.
BISHOP, JOHN. Of Caius. M.B. 1576; after 7 years' study.

Resided at Battle, Sussex. Author, Beautifull Blossoms, etc.

One of these names (M.B.), R. of Goadby, Lines., till 1613.

Buried there July 17, 1613. (Cooper, 11. 238; Nichols, 11. 196.)

BISHOP, JOHN. Matric. sizar from King's, Michs. 1655. S. of

John, of Rockbeare, Devon. B.A. from Pembroke, 1659.
BISHOP, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Magdalene, May 7,

1679. S. of John, gent. B. at Stickford in Lindsey, Lines.

School, S. Ormsby. Matric. 1679.
BISHOP, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 16) at St John's, Feb. 16,

1707-8. S. of John, clerk. B. at Exeter. School, Exeter.

Matric. 1708.
BISHOP, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Clare, June 27, 1743. B. at

Sedlescombe, Sussex. School, Charterhouse. Probably s. of

Henry, of Sedlescombe. Bapt. Nov. 17, 1726. Matric. 1743;

B.A. 1746-7 ; M.A. 1750. Ord. priest (Norwich, Litt. dim. from

Chichester) Mar. 1750-1. R. of Sedlescombe, Sussex, 1756.

R. of Radwell, 1767. Will (P.C.C.) 1784.
BISHOP, JOSEPH. Adm. pens, (age 15) at Trinity, May 19,

1722. S. of Joseph, of Middlesex. School, Westminster.

Matric. 1722; Scholar, 1724. Adm. at the Inner Temple,

Jan. 24, 1724-5, as s. of Joseph, of Wandsworth, gent.,

deceased.
BISHOP, NICHOLAS. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs.

1567. Perhaps s. of Richard, of Hemswell, Lines. (Vis. of
Lines., 1592.)

BISHOP, RALPH. Adm. sizar (age 17) at St John's, May 4,
1743. S. of Ralph, V. of Hailing, Kent. B. at Rochester.
Educated at home. Matric. 1743; B.A. 1746-7. Ord. deacon
(Rochester) July 24, 1748. V. of Hailing, 1751-3. Buried at
Rochester Cathedral, Dec. 8, 1753. (Scott-Mayor, m. 535.)

BISHOP, RICHARD. Matric. pens, from Queens', Michs. 1609.
Of Lincolnshire. S. and h. of Richard, of Hemswell, gent.
Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, June 19, 1613, from Thavies Inn.
(Vis. of Lines., 1592.)

BISHOP, ROBERT. Adm. pens, at Corpus Christi, 1557. Matric.



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