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NameWalter Stonehouse
Livedb. ca. 1597-03-25 - d. ca. 1655-03-25 (old)
Linked Manuscriptspreacher - Sermon Book of Walter Stonehouse: MC:F2/MS1/1
Linked SermonsChrist in the Desert -- preacher (autograph: yes)Davids Desire For Life -- preacher (autograph: yes)Doctor Langtons Funerall -- preacher (autograph: yes)Gowries Conspiracy -- preacher (autograph: yes)Jehosaphat's Charge To His Judges -- preacher (autograph: yes)Life After Death -- preacher (autograph: yes)S. Paul's Charge to Timothie -- preacher (autograph: yes)Temptation After Baptisme -- preacher (autograph: yes)The Evidence of Adoption -- preacher (autograph: yes)The Furious Devill -- preacher (autograph: yes)The Furious Devill How Ejected -- preacher (autograph: yes)The Monarchie of Death -- preacher (autograph: no)The Preachers Preferment -- preacher (autograph: yes)The Sinners Conversion -- preacher (autograph: yes)The Sinners Conversion 2 -- preacher (autograph: yes)The Sinners Conversion 3 -- preacher (autograph: yes)The Steward's Distraction -- preacher (autograph: yes)The Use and Abuse of Temples -- preacher (autograph: yes)Water and the Spirit -- preacher (autograph: yes)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesDarfield -- ParishMagdalen College -- Place of StudyWadham College -- Place of Study
Source of DataRichard Snoddy; David Robinson; Hannah Yip.
Biographical Sources ConsultedRay Desmond, Dictionary of British and Irish Botanists and Horticulturists (London, 1994), p. 658; AO (Foster); The Digital Ark; ACAD (Venn) (ID: STNS621W)
Other NoteBorn in London in 1597, Walter Stonehouse was a scholar of Wadham College, Oxford. He graduated B.A. on 25 February 1616/17, proceeding M.A. from Magdalen College, Oxford on 11 December 1619. He was a Fellow of Magdalen College from 1617 until 1629. On 3 December 1628, Stonehouse was licensed to preach, and he was awarded the degree of B.D. on 16 April 1629. He served as rector of Darfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, from 1631. Stonehouse was a keen amateur botanist and gardener; his catalogue of plants in his garden at Darfield, along with a drawing, survives in the John Goodyer Collection of Botanical Books (Magdalen College, Oxford). He also owned a copy of William Langland's Piers Plowman, now University of Liverpool, LUL MS.F.4.8 (see link below).
Attached URLs:
URLNotes Ark entry for Walter Stonehouse. copy of William Langland, Piers Plowman (LUL MS.F.4.8). Catalogue entry for Walter Stonehouse (1597-1655).
GEMMS record createdOctober 26, 2015
GEMMS record last editedNovember 19, 2020