John Parsons
Academic administrator and bishop
John Parsons
John Parsons was an English churchman and academic, Master of Balliol College, Oxford from 1798, and Bishop of Peterborough from 1813.
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Longhorns hang a loss on Salina - Pryor Daily Times
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With Backward calling the signals and relying on the running of John Parsons, they drove 80 yards, taking seven minutes off the clock. Parsons, a sophomore, finished off the drive with a four-yard TD push into the middle of the line at 4:30
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Parsons Leads Wildcats Past Arlington in Opening Game - Patch.com
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In a battle between the Middlesex League's two newest teams, Wilmington's John Parsons ran for 241 yards and three touchdowns in the 28-14 win. By John Waller Wilmington tight end Kyle Albanese catches a pass for a touchdown in the first quarter of a
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Large crowd turns out for South Shore open house - The Herald Argus
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John Parsons, Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District director of marketing and planning, said the main obstacle to reducing the commuter line's maintenance costs and pedestrian dangers is the embedded rail system now running through Michigan
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North Fork eatery burns - Cody Enterprise
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John Parsons, a realtor with Sommers and Voerding in Cody, said Sowerwine listed the building for sale about three weeks ago. "We have to wait and see what happens with the insurance," Parsons said. "It's up to the owner if he wants to rebuild or sell
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Cyber-safety night for parents - Nelson Mail
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Motueka High School is running an information evening for parents with cyber-safety expert John Parsons. Mr Parsons will speak at the school at 7pm on Wednesday, September 14, as part of the school's TIPS evenings ( Teen Information for Parents)
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Ten Factories that Changed the World - EconoMonitor
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Will the next John Parsons please step forward? The Venice Arsenal: During the Renaissance, the city-state of Venice was a trade superpower that did business with Asia and the Middle East. Then as today, superpowers who relied on trade needed a
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Home school numbers on the rise - Gaston Gazette
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John Parsons started school Thursday, but he didn't hitch a ride on a yellow school bus. He didn't head to homeroom or change classes when the bell rang. The 10th-grader earns his education by studying at home. DeAnn Parsons started home schooling her
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Rare Laurel & Hardy Interview (funny),1947 [Full Resolution] - YouTube
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The slapstick duo are being interviewed by Pathe interviewer John Parsons on board the Queen Elizabeth liner ship which is arriving in Southampton, Hampshire, England. Also on board is the legendary film noir actress Barbara Stanwyck
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4A NO 9.: LAKE DALLAS FALCONS - ESPN (blog)
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"I think our defensive line will be better. We're deeper. That kind of hurt us last year." Two of the three starting linebackers -- John Parsons and Daltyn Marchuk -- return, and the secondary is basically intact aside from Joseph's move to receiver
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Justice Elusive for Americans Killed in Gaza - Family Security Matters
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Since Oct. 15, 2003, John Parsons of Wayne, NJ, has fought for a measure of justice for his brother Mark, one of three Americans murdered by terrorists in Gaza that day. But the Palestinian Authority has blocked the FBI from investigating the murders
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South Shore service: New delays for Kensington bottleneck relief project - Chesterton Tribune
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Through June of this year total South Shore ridership of 1775020 is down 2.6 percent over 2010, said NICTD marketing director John Parsons. Average off-peak ridership this year is down 8.9 percent but average weekend/holiday rebounded up by 5.3 percent
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Mary Young: Berks a better place thanks to its deputies - Reading Eagle
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Boyertown residents likely were happy to see Deputies John Parsons, Norman Garipoli, Brian Noecker and Jose DeJesus in town, where they went to serve a warrant. They spotted a man behaving suspiciously and caught him with an illegal handgun and drugs
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Police handled 8-hour siege well: inquest - Sydney Morning Herald
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Investigating officer Inspector Russell Halfpenny told the Brisbane Coroners Court on Wednesday that nothing more could have been done to prevent Anthony John Parsons from taking his own life on January 25 last year. "I found that Mr Parsons did not
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Rugby watch - Leadership Magazine
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John Parsons described it as defiance, a special form of stubbornness – a determination to succeed against all the odds and obstacles, real or imaginary, which they felt stacked against them and, more often than not, to come out on top
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Heat slows South Shore trains - Chesterton Tribune
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John Parsons of the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) told the Chesterton Tribune that he was anticipating the enforcement of heat restrictions probably by mid to late morning and then for the rest of the day
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Appointments made to city boards and committees - Moose Jaw Times-Herald
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Blakley, along with Tony Dreger, Clysdale-Finnell, John Parsons, Marianne Mann, Deborah Ridley, Richards, and Sjoberg will serve on the parks and recreation advisory committee, while Cathy Morrell, Kelly Koehler and Jo-Anne Toth will take up positions
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    FIFTIES
  • 1819
    Age 57
    In the House of Lords he seldom spoke, but was active on committees. He died at Oxford on 12 March 1819, and was buried in the chapel of Balliol College, where a monument was erected. Only two of his sermons were printed; all his manuscript sermons were burnt after his death, by his express desire. In the acrimonious controversy concerning the 1784 Bampton Lectures of Joseph White, the Arabic professor, of which Samuel Badcock was asserted to have been the author, and portions of which were claimed by Samuel Parr, Parsons was appointed one of the arbitrators, but declined to act; and it was believed that he also had a share in the lectures, as Parr knew.
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  • 1812
    Age 50
    He supported the National Society for the Education of the Poor, with Provost Eveleigh; and Parsons, together with Joshua Watson, is credited with drawing up in 1812 the terms of union for the district committees of the provincial schools.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1810
    Age 48
    In 1810, he was appointed to the deanery of Bristol, and in 1812 he was presented to the chapter living of Weare in Somerset, which he held in commendam till his death.
    More Details Hide Details In 1813, he was raised to the bishopric of Peterborough, on the death of Spencer Madan, helped by the influence of Lord Eldon.
  • 1809
    Age 47
    He was the senior of the three heads of houses who, on the death of William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland in 1809, proposed John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon for the chancellorship of the university, to which William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville was elected.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1801
    Age 39
    An academic reformer, he made college examination a reality, and in conjunction with John Eveleigh, Provost of Oriel College he gave a lead to the University, elaborating the examination Statute of 1801, by which university honours were for the first time awarded for real merit; and he was one of the first examiners, the earliest class list under the new system appearing in 1802.
    More Details Hide Details He was for many years a leading member of the Hebdomadal board. Richard Jenkyns, who succeeded him as Master, was tutor under him, and when Parsons was made a bishop was appointed Vice-Master, seconding his administration of the College. In national politics, he was a strong Tory, firmly opposed to Catholic emancipation.
  • 1798
    Age 36
    On the 14 November 1798, he was elected Master of Balliol, an office he held till his death.
    More Details Hide Details From 1807 to 1810, he was Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University.
    On 22 January 1798, Parsons married Elizabeth Parsons, probably a cousin, at St Aldates church.
    More Details Hide Details He left no children by his wife, who survived him.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1785
    Age 23
    He was elected Fellow of Balliol College on 29 November 1785, and in July 1797 was presented by the college to the united livings of All Saints and St Leonard's, Colchester.
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  • 1782
    Age 20
    He graduated B.A. in 1782, and M.A. in 1785.
    More Details Hide Details His other degrees were B.D. and D.D., both in 1799.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1777
    Age 15
    In his 16th year, he was admitted to Wadham College on 26 June 1777, and was elected a scholar of the college on 30 June 1780.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1761
    Born
    He was son of Isaac Parsons, butler of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and his wife Alice; born in the parish of St Aldate's, Oxford, he was baptised in St Aldate's Church on 6 July 1761.
    More Details Hide Details He received his early education, first at the school attached to Christ Church, Oxford, and subsequently at Magdalen College School.
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