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NameEdward Lany (Laney/Lanye)
DenominationChurch of England
Livedb. ca. 1666-03-25 - d. 1728-08-09 (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsSermon on 1 John 4:10-11 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on John 3:19 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Luke 7:35 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Proverbs 27:1 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Titus 2:14 -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesChrishall -- ParishGreat Cressingham -- ParishSalle -- ParishPembroke College -- Place of StudyCambridge University -- PostGresham College -- Post
Source of DataJeanne Shami, Adam Richter
Biographical Sources ConsultedAO (Foster), ACAD (Venn) (ID: LNY682E), CCEd (Person ID: 94070)
Other NotePrecise date of birth unknown, but Lany was admitted to Pembroke College, Cambridge in 1682 at age 16. B.A. (1686/7) and M.A. (1690) from Pembroke. Fellow there beginning in 1688, and master from 1707 until his death in 1728. Became D.D. in 1707. Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge, 1707-1708. Professor of Divinity at Gresham College, 1691-1728. Vicar of Chrishall, Essex, 1719-1720. Rector of Salle, Norfolk, 1720-1725, and of Great Cressingham, Norfolk, 1725-1728. Chaplain to William III. Fellow of the Royal Society of London.
GEMMS record createdJuly 12, 2017
GEMMS record last editedApril 26, 2022