Item I/i/01 - A Sermon at St Paules Crosse, on behalf of Paule's Church March 26 1620

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GB 2014 WS-01-GRE-I/i/01


A Sermon at St Paules Crosse, on behalf of Paule's Church March 26 1620


  • 1957 (Accumulation)
  • 1620 (Publication)

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4to, 1 volume

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KING, JOHN, son of Philip King, Worminghall, Bucks., Page to Henry VIII, and Elizabeth, dau. of Edmund Conquest, Houghton Conquest, Beds.; b.; adm.; QS; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1576, Westminster Student 18 Jun 1577-91; BA 26 Jan 1679/80; MA 15 Feb 1582/3 (incorp. Cambridge 1584); BD 1591; DD 1601; Proctor 1589; ordained; Domestic Chaplain to Most Rev. John Piers, Archbishop of York; Prebendary of Salisbury 17 Feb 1589 – c. Mar 1590; Archdeacon of Nottingham 12 Aug 1590- Sep 1611; Rector of St. Andrew’s, Holborn 10 May 1597-1611; Prebendary of St. Paul’s 16 Aug 1599- Sep 1611; Chaplain in Ordinary to Elizabeth I and James I; Dean of Christ Church, Oxford 4 Aug 1605-11; Vice-Chancellor, Oxford Univ. 1607-11; Prebendary of Lincoln 16 Dec 1610- Sep 1611; consecrated Bishop of London 8 Sep 1611; a learned divine and styled by James I “the King of Preachers”; the last bishop to burn a heretic (Thompson, Christ Church, 47); m. Joan, dau. of Henry Freeman, Staffs.; d. 30 Mar 1621.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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  • English


  • Latin


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