Pearson, John

Pearson, John,

1613–86, English prelate and scholar. He was a royalist chaplain (1645) in the civil war, but during Cromwell's regime he lived quietly in London. His Exposition of the Creed (1659), based on sermons he delivered at St. Clement's, Eastcheap, reveals Pearson's remarkable knowledge, especially of the Church Fathers; with many notes, it has long been a standard work. After the Restoration, Pearson became master of Jesus College, Cambridge (1660), Margaret professor of divinity (1661), master of Trinity College (1662), and bishop of Chester (1673). His Vindiciae epistolarum S. Ignatii (1672), defending the genuineness of the letters of St. Ignatius of Antioch, was later confirmed.
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Loving mother of Susan Stift, Lynda (Axel) Dannhauer, Ron (Leslie) Stift, Karen Stift, Julie (Sonny) Pearson, John (Patti Voss) Stift and the late Pamela Garriott.
Geoff Ramm, Michelle Rayner, Pia Pearson, John Cooke
Powerhouse centre-forward Peter Withe arrived from champions Nottingham Forest and Terry Hibbitt returned from Birmingham, while other new faces included the likes of Alan Shoulder, Jim Pearson, John Brownlie and John Connolly, (the last two of whom sported dodgy perms beloved of late-70s footballers).
Discover Middlesbrough brought toghether three local writers at the Central Library, Harry Pearson, John Nicholson and Daniel Grey.
Zero Absences: Denise Baer, Cordell Balls, John Bussiere, Dick Demers, James Hachey, David Hobbs, Diane Kelley, Bonnie Kendrick, Kenneth Pearson, John Potter, Eric Sanden, Randy Schmidt, Dan Starr, DonnaLee Tignor, Cindy Vargo
Joshua Gunter, Tracey Moore, Joshua Pearson, John Vivian, Matthew Weliner
Tommy Douglas, Lester Pearson, John Diefenbaker, Pierre Trudeau and Elizabeth May all brought or bring an active Christian faith life to their public lives, albeit in an understated way.
Front: Jack Haigh, Michael Allette, Andrew Pearson, John Sanderson and Tyrone Martindale.
In the Under 14 Championship, Ryan Shepherd scored his 100th club goal for Woolton Warriors United but it could not stop Paramount (Macauley Pearson, John Aspinall) from running out 2-1 winners.
The others are originator Ian Fleming, Kingsley Amis (as Robert Markham), John Pearson, John Gardner and Raymond Benson.
Nuns have also made changes in the back row with Mike Pearson, John Munro and Ben Toleafoa making way for Matt Solomon, Tristan Prosser-Shaw and Marc Howgate.