Item I/ii/02 - Christ's Victorie and Triumph in Heaven and Earth, Over and After Death

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Christ's Victorie and Triumph in Heaven and Earth, Over and After Death


  • 1957 (Accumulation)
  • 1632 (Publication)

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4to, 1 volume

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(d. 1623)

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FLETCHER, GILES, younger son of Giles Fletcher LLD, ecclesiastical lawyer, Remembrancer City of London, and sometime Ambassador to Russia, and Joan, dau. of Thomas Sheafe, Cranbrook, Kent; b.; at school under Ireland (Fuller, Worthies, 1840 edn., ii, 381); Trinity Coll. Cambridge, matr. Mich. 1601, scholar 12 Apr 1605; BA 1605/6; MA 1609; BD 1619; Minor Fellow, Trinity Coll., 17 Sep 1608 - c. 1618, Reader in Greek Grammar 1615, in Greek Language 1618; ordained deacon 18 Sep 1613, priest 19 Sep 1613 (both Peterborough); Rector of Helmingham, Suffolk 1617; Rector of Alderton, Suffolk; “his clownish and low-parted parishioners (having nothing but their shoes high about them) valued not their pastor according to his worth, which disposed him to melancholy, and hastened his dissolution ” (Fuller, loc. cit. ); author, Christ’s Victorie, a Triumph in Heaven and Earth over and after Death, 1610, and other poems; m. Anne --- (afterwards wife of John Ramsey); d. 1623. DNB.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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Modern calf

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  • English


  • Latin


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