KINGSLEY, Charles


KINGSLEY, Charles
(1819-1875)
   English ANGLICAN theologian, social reformer and novelist who helped promote CHRISTIAN SOCIALISM.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Kingsley, Charles — born June 12, 1819, Holne Vicarage, Devon, Eng. died Jan. 23, 1875, Eversley, Hampshire English clergyman and novelist. After studies at Cambridge, he became a parish priest and later chaplain to Queen Victoria, professor of modern history at… …   Universalium

  • Kingsley, Charles — (1819–75)    Philanthropist and Novelist.    Kingsley was born in Devon, England, and was educated at the Universities of London and Cambridge. For most of his life he served a country parish in Hampshire, but for a time he was Professor of… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Kingsley, Charles — ► (1819 75) Escritor y pastor protestante británico. Autor de Alton Locke (1850) y Fermento (1853). * * * (12 jun. 1819, Holne Vicarage, Devon, Inglaterra–23 ene. 1875, Eversley, Hampshire). Clérigo y novelista inglés. Después de estudiar en… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Kingsley, Charles — (1819 1875)    Son of a clergyman, he was born at Holne Vicarage, Devonshire. Educated at King s College, London, he graduated in classics from Magdalene College, Cambridge, in 1842. In the same year he was ordained as curate of Eversley on the… …   British and Irish poets

  • KINGSLEY, CHARLES —    canon of Westminster and chaplain to the Queen, born at Holne Vicarage, near Dartmoor; studied at Cambridge; became rector of Eversley, in Hampshire, in 1844; was the author in 1848 of a drama, entitled The Saint s Tragedy, with St. Elizabeth… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Kingsley,Charles — Kings·ley (kĭngzʹlē), Charles. 1819 1875. British cleric and writer whose works include novels of social criticism, notably Alton Locke (1850), historical romances, such as Westward Ho! (1855), and a fairy tale, The Water Babies (1863). * * * …   Universalium

  • Kingsley, Charles — (1819 1875)    Novelist and historian, s. of a clergyman, was b. at Holne Vicarage near Dartmoor, but passed most of his childhood at Barnack in the Fen country, and Clovelly in Devonshire, ed. at King s Coll., London, and Camb. Intended for the… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Kingsley Charles Dunham — Sir Kingsley Charles Dunham (* 2. Januar 1910 in Sturminster Newton, Dorset; † 5. April 2001 in Durham) war einer der führenden britischen Geologen und Mineralogen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Er war von 1950 bis 1971 Professor der Geologie an der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kingsley Charles Dunham — Sir Kingsley Charles Dunham (1910 2001) est un géologue et minéralogiste britannique. Dunham naît à Sturminster dans le Dorset d où sa famille déménage pendant sa jeunesse pour Durham. Il fait ses études secondaires au Durham Johnston… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kingsley Charles Dunham — Sir Kingsley Charles Dunham (1910 2001) was one of the leading British geologists and mineralogists of the 20th century. He was a Professor of Geology at the University of Durham from 1950 71. He was later Professor Emeritus from 1967 2001. He… …   Wikipedia


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