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NameHenry Burton
Livedb. ca. 1578-10-09 - d. 1648-01-07 (new)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsMeanes for obtaining Saueing grace -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon 1 on Hebrews 28:14-15 -- preacher (autograph: uncertain)Sermon 2 on Hebrews 28:14-15 -- preacher (autograph: uncertain)Sermon 3 on Hebrews 28:14-15 -- preacher (autograph: uncertain)Sermon 4 on Hebrews 28:14-15 -- preacher (autograph: uncertain)Sermon on Psalms 53:7-8 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Psalms 55:22 -- preacher (autograph: uncertain)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesSt Matthew Friday Street -- ParishSt John's College -- Place of Study
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Adam Richter; Hannah Yip.
Biographical Sources ConsultedODNB (Article: 4129); AO (Foster); ACAD (Venn) (ID: BRTN595H)
Other NoteHenry Burton was born c. 1578 in Birdsall, Yorkshire; he was baptised on 9 October of that year. He was educated at St John's College, Cambridge, graduating B.A. in 1600 and proceeding M.A. in 1603. He was incorporated at Oxford in 1612. Burton became rector of St Matthew's, Friday Street on 3 October 1621, holding the post until 1637. He was convicted of 'seditious preaching' and imprisoned and pilloried with William Prynne and John Bastwick, losing his ears. Burton was buried at St Mary Aldermanbury on 7 January 1648.
GEMMS record createdNovember 27, 2016
GEMMS record last editedNovember 06, 2019