Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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|Characters||Laura Ormiston Chant||
Sellcuts' Manager cannot be isolated from Chant's then-still-notorious attack on the Empire Theatre , as well as her belief in temperance. From Mora's narrative to the idealized Palace of Amusements that reflects Chant's earlier writings...
|Cultural formation||Clara Balfour|
|Cultural formation||Flora Klickmann|
|Cultural formation||Mary Anne Barker||
Though she was and remained, she said, a staunch Churchwoman myself, and yield to no one in pure love and reverence for my own form of worship,
she was nonetheless warm in her tribute...
Barker, Mary Anne. A Year’s Housekeeping in South Africa. Macmillan, 1877.
|Cultural formation||Carson McCullers||
CMC was a white middle-class American (of Irish, French Huguenot, and British descent), who grew up attending the Baptist church and was baptised into it when she was nine.
She began in childhood to...
Dews, Carlos L., and Carson McCullers. “Chronology and Notes”. Complete Novels, Library of America, Literary Classics of the United States, 2001, pp. 807 - 27.
|Cultural formation||Agnes Beaumont|
|Cultural formation||Constance Naden|
|Cultural formation||Agnes Beaumont||
She attended the Baptist Meeting at Tilehouse Street in Hitchin, where the minister was John Wilson , and to which she made a donation of two pounds fifteen shillings for building in 1692.
Beaumont, Agnes. “Introduction”. The Narrative of the Persecutions of Agnes Beaumont, edited by Vera J. Camden, Colleagues Press, 1992, pp. 1 - 33.
|Cultural formation||Enid Blyton|
|Cultural formation||Pandita Ramabai|
|Cultural formation||Jean Binta Breeze|
|Cultural formation||Hesba Stretton|
|Cultural formation||Anna Trapnel|
|Cultural formation||Rebecca Travers|
|Cultural formation||Dinah Mulock Craik|
By May 1619
The Calvinist Synod of Dort in Holland confirmed the doctrine of total human depravity, setting it at the head of their articles of doctrine.
27 December 1831
A major slave uprising, the Baptist War, Christmas Rebellion, or Great Jamaican Slave Revolt, began with the setting afire of the Kensington Estate. Over the next two weeks it spread to several more parishes, causing...