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August 7

Pope Paul IV

1555 – Pope Paul IV denounced Unitarians in Italy, indicating that there were a significant number of Unitarians in Italy at that early date.

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Roger Williams

Williams, Roger (1603-1683)

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James Russell Lowell

Lowell, James Russell (1819-1891)

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Joseph Stevens Buckminster

Buckminster, Joseph Stevens (1784-1812)

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Walter Francis White

White, Walter Francis (1893-1955)

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