Charles Spurgeon

Charles Spurgeon was born in Kelvedon, Essex, to a family of clerics. His father and grandfather were Nonconformist ministers (meaning they weren’t Anglicans), and Spurgeon’s earliest memories were of looking at the pictures in Pilgrim’s Progress and Foxe’s Book of Martyrs. His formal education was limited, even by nineteenth-century standards: he attended local schools for a few years […]

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