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Clergy of the Church of England, 1540-1835

Makes available and searchable the principal records of clerical careers from over 50 archives in England and Wales with the aim of providing coverage of as many clerical lives as possible from the Reformation to the mid-nineteenth century. The database fills major gaps in our knowledge of one of the most important professions in early modern England and Wales. Provides an invaluable research tool for both national and local, academic and amateur historians, and genealogists who often need to discover biographical information about individual clergymen or more about the succession of clergy in a particular place.

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Monday, September 24, 2012
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