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NameZouch Townley
Livedb. ca. 1601-03-25 - d. (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsSermon on 1 Corinthians 13:2 -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesChrist Church -- Place of Study
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Adam Richter
Biographical Sources ConsultedAO (Foster); Culture and Politics in Early Stuart England, edited by Kevin Sharp and Peter Lake.
Other NoteDate of birth unknown; matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford on 22 December 1618 at age 17. Alastair Bellany notes in his contribution to Culture and Politics in Early Stuart England that Zouch Townley was also a libellous poet, whose writing against the Duke of Buckingham resulted in him fleeing to The Hague.
GEMMS record createdDecember 15, 2016
GEMMS record last editedAugust 17, 2017