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NameRobert South
DenominationChurch of England
Livedb. 1634-09-04 - d. 1716-07-08 (new)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsDr Souths sermon ag[ains]t Comprehension -- preacher (autograph: no)Rebellion Unmasked -- preacher (autograph: uncertain)Sermon on Proverbs 10:9 -- preacher (autograph: uncertain)
Linked ReportsSermon on unidentified text -- auditor
Associated PlacesIslip -- ParishLlanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant -- ParishChrist Church -- Place of StudyWestminster School -- Place of StudyChrist Church Cathedral -- PostWestminster Abbey -- Post
Source of DataJennifer Farooq
Biographical Sources ConsultedODNB (Article: 26048)
Other NoteBorn on 4 September 1634 at Hackney, Middlesex, to London merchant Robert South. Educated at Westminster School, matriculated from Christ Church College, Oxford 1651; B.A. 1654-5; M.A. 1657. Incorporated at Cambridge and served as public orator a 1660-1677; BD and DD 1663; prebendary of Westminster, 1663; canon of Christ Church 1670-1677. Rector of Llanrhaidr-in-Mochnant, county Denbigh 1667, chaplain to James, duke of York 1667, rector of Islip, Oxfordshire, 1678-1717; chaplain-in-ordinary to Charles II. His high church sympathies prevented him attaining a bishopric following the accession of William III. He died on 8 July 1716.
GEMMS record createdApril 29, 2015
GEMMS record last editedJuly 08, 2020