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NameJohn Pearson
DenominationChurch of England
Livedb. 1613-02-28 - d. 1686-07-16 (new)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsSermon on 1 Corinthians 3:18 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on 1 Peter 5:2 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Luke 16:19 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Psalms 83:4 -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesChester -- BishopricSt Christopher le Stocks -- ParishSt Clement Eastcheap -- ParishTerrington -- ParishThorington -- ParishWigan -- ParishEton College -- Place of StudyKing's College -- Place of StudyEly Cathedral -- PostJesus College -- PostSalisbury Cathedral -- PostSurrey -- PostTrinity College -- Post
Source of DataJeanne Shami, Adam Richter
Biographical Sources ConsultedODNB (Article: 21717)
Other NoteStudied at Eton College, 1623-1631. B.A. (1635/6), M.A. (1639) from King's College, Cambridge, and fellow there (1635-1639). Prebend of Salisbury, 1639-1662. Rector of Thorington, Suffolk, 1640-c. 1646. Chaplain to Lord Goring, to Robert Coke, and to Lord Berkeley at various points during the 1640s and 1650s. Preacher at St Clement Eastcheap during the early 1650s. Granted D.D. in 1661. Became archdeacon of Surrey, canon of Ely, and rector of St Christopher le Stocks, London in 1660. Served as Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity at Cambridge from 1661 to 1672. Rector of Terrington, Norfolk, 1660-1673. Chaplain to King Charles II, 1660-1673. Also served as master of Jesus College (1660-1662) and later of Trinity College (1662-1673), both at Cambridge. Elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1667. Bishop of Chester from 1672 until his death in 1686. Rector of Wigan, Lancashire, in commendam, 1673-1686.
GEMMS record createdDecember 24, 2017
GEMMS record last editedDecember 24, 2017