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Heroes of the Faith: Robert Raikes, Sunday School founder ⋆ Diana Leagh Matthews
Robert Raikes was the pioneer of the Sunday School movement. Robert Raikes was born on September 14, 1736 in Gloucester, England. He was the eldest child of Robert and Mary Drew Raikes. His faher was a newspaper publisher. On December 23, 1767, he married Ann Trigge. The couple would have ten children together, three sons and seven daughters. In 1757, …