Thomas Bray (c. 1658 - 1730)
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"Born at Marton in Shropshire [England], Bray went from grammar School to Oxford and was ordained [Church of England] on graduation. After a short curacy he became domestic chaplain to Sir Thomas Price in Warwickshire, who gave Bray the living of Marston Lee, where...he noted the poverty of the country parson preventing him purchasing relevant books to meet the demands of his work." 
Materials in the Special Collections Research Center
- Middleton, Arthur. Eminent English Churchmen, Thomas Bray (1656-1730). Project Canterbury AD 2003. http://anglicanhistory.org/essays/middleton/bray.pdf (accessed December 5, 2016).
- Prince George House (Bray School)
- Minutes of the Associates of the Late Dr. Bray, 17 January 1760 National Archives, Founders Online. Manuscript: University of Virginia library. (accessed December 7, 2016)
- Archives of the Associates of Dr Bray to 1900 British Online Archives. (accessed December 7, 2016)
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