John Neville Figgis
b. 1866 – d. 1919 • Anglican • Apologist • Historian • Monk • Philosopher
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Figgis, John Neville
Figgis, John Neville (1866–1919), Anglican historian and theologian. The son of a Brighton minister of ‘Lady *Huntingdon’s Connexion’, he was educated at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, where he came under the influence of F. W. *Maitland and M. *Creighton. After being received into the C of E,
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Figgis, John Neville
Figgis, John Neville (1866–1919)Anglican theologian, historian, and Christian apologistBorn at Brighton (England) into an evangelical, Nonconformist home, Figgis studied mathematics and history at Cambridge University, where he won several university prizes and was strongly influenced by the political