Thomas Arnold was an English educator and historian. Arnold was an early supporter of the Broad Church Anglican movement. He was the headmaster of Rugby School from 1828 to 1841, where he introduced a number of reforms.
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"England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J7XW-SXS : accessed 21 January 2016), Thomas Arnold, 12 Jul 1795; citing Cowes, Hampshire, England, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,470,805.
"England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NKM8-2NT : accessed 21 January 2016), Thomas Arnold and Mary Penrose, 07 Aug 1820; citing Fledborough,Nottingham,England, reference ; FHL microfilm 503,493, 504,062, 504,513.