Clarke, John

Clarke, John,

1609–76, one of the founders of Rhode Island, b. Westhorpe, Suffolk, England. He emigrated to Boston in 1637 and shortly thereafter joined Anne HutchinsonHutchinson, Anne,
c.1591–1643, religious leader in New England, b. Anne Marbury in Lincolnshire, England. She emigrated (1634) with her husband and family to Massachusetts Bay, where her brilliant mind and her kindness won admiration and a following.
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 (with whom he had sided in the antinomian controversy) and William CoddingtonCoddington, William,
1601–78, one of the founders of Rhode Island, probably b. Boston, England. He came to America in 1630 as an officer of the Massachusetts Bay Company and was its treasurer from 1634 to 1636. He supported Anne Hutchinson in the antinomian controversy.
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 in founding (1638) Portsmouth on Aquidneck (Rhode Island). The next year, he and Coddington withdrew to found Newport, where he was both physician and Baptist pastor. Clarke favored the 1647 union of the Aquidneck settlements with Providence and Warwick and in 1651 went with Roger Williams to England to defend the union against Coddington's attacks. They were successful, and Williams soon returned. Clarke remained in England and was influential in securing the liberal charter of 1663. On his return to Rhode Island he served (1664–69) in the general assembly and was thrice elected deputy governor. His Ill Newes from New England (1652) was an arraignment of Massachusetts authorities for their hostility to religious liberty.
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The American Dance Festival has selected Twyla Tharp, Meredith Monk, Eiko & Koma (right), Martha Clarke, John Jasperse, and David Dorfman as recipients of its second annual Doris Duke Awards for New Work for modern choreographers.
Third row: Norton Clarke, John Holden, Donald Wilkinson, Charles Cooper, Michael Neale, Edwin Mowe, Tony Weaver, Roy Peake, Ted Hollis, Doreen Ledington, Lionel Holtom and Bill Parkyn.
At Meltham - Graeme Wilson (Lower Hopton) v Colin Beaman, Steven Hirst (Netherton Con) v Alan Davidson, Wayne Moseley (Lockwood Con) v Michael Beer, Dave Fisher (Morton House) v Simon Parsonage, Dave Cooper (Pudsey Littlemoor) v Wayne Phillips, Mick Robinson (Morton House) v Spencer Clarke, John Spinks (Alverthorpe) v Rich Lawson, Dave Fox (Kirkheaton Con) v Wayne Rogers, Ashley Tattersley (Morton House) v Rich Goddard, Graham Hickey (Lower Hopton, capt) v Darren Wellings, Robert Hitchen (Lower Hopton) v Tony Rhodes, Ashley Daykin (Netherton Con) v Alan Palin.
A: Celtic were 2-0 up at Love Street through Tommy Burns and Roy Aitken but lost to goals by Steve Clarke, John McCormack, Frank McDougall and Ian Scanlon.
Hardly surprising when you realise there's no one to take her place as Health Secretary and that there's barely a minister in Government who hasn't been shamed, discredited or at the heart of some sleazy scandal - Tessa Jowell, Ruth Kelly, Charles Clarke, John Prescott to name but a few.
And this is something of a shame, for the music that is available in modern edition or facsimile by Daniel Purcell, Jeremiah Clarke, John Eccles, and a few others makes a compelling case for a musically rich and imaginative theater scene in early-eighteenth-century London.
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With Mae Clarke, John Boles, Edward Van Sloan and Frederick Kerr.
Goals from John Murphy, Chris Clarke, John Hills and Scott Taylor heaped more misery on Cambridge whose relegation to the Third Division is likely to be confirmed within the next week or so.
Eifion Williams, Darren Williams, Mark Tinkler, Darrell Clarke, John Brackstone, Tony Davison, Carl Jones, Michael Proctor, Philip Turnbull and Craig Hignett have all been allowed to leave.
Nathan Lamey, Jermaine Clarke, John Snape, Wayne Dyer and Mark Taylor can all expect to feature.
Back row, from left: Adam Madeley, Justin Forman, Lewis Clarke, John Nicholls (manager), Joe Leahy, Sam Kinley, Shaun Barry.