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Fletcher, Giles, 1588?-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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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition
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Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.
The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.