Laudian
adjective see Laud

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Laudian — /law dee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Archbishop Laud or his beliefs, esp. that the Church of England preserves more fully than the Roman Catholic Church the faith and practices of the primitive church and that kings rule by divine right. 2 …   Universalium

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  • Laudian Professor of Arabic — The Laudian Professorship of Arabic was established by Archbishop Laud of Canterbury in favour of Oxford University. Its first holder was the noted orientalist Edward Pococke (1604 1696) who entered the post in 1636.Subsequent holders have… …   Wikipedia

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  • Laud, William — born Oct. 7, 1573, Reading, Berkshire, Eng. died Jan. 10, 1645, London Archbishop of Canterbury (1633–45) and religious adviser to Charles I. He became a privy councillor in 1627 and bishop of London in 1628, devoting himself to combating… …   Universalium

  • The Oxford Movement (1833-1845) —     The Oxford Movement (1833 1845)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Oxford Movement (1833 1845)     The Oxford Movement may be looked upon in two distinct lights. The conception which lay at its base, according to the Royal Commission on… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • David Samuel Margoliouth — (17 October 1858 in London, England, – 23 March 1940) was an orientalist. He was briefly active as a priest in the Church of England. He was Laudian Professor of Arabic at the University of Oxford from 1889 to 1937.[1][2] His father, Ezekiel, had …   Wikipedia

  • John Scudamore, 1st Viscount Scudamore — (22 March 1601 – 19 May 1671), diplomat and politician, was the eldest son of Sir James Scudamore of Holme Lacy, Herefordshire. After matriculting from Magdalen College, Oxford and being admitted to the Middle Temple, he travelled in France from… …   Wikipedia

  • Laudianism — was an early seventeenth century reform movement within the Church of England, promulgated by Archbishop William Laud and his supporters. It rejected the predestination upheld by the previously dominant Calvinism in favour of free will, and hence …   Wikipedia

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