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NameWilliam Jane
DenominationChurch of England
Livedb. ca. 1645-10-22 - d. 1707-02-23 (new)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsSermon on Acts 20:28 -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked ReportsLetter addressed to William Sancroft -- preacher
Associated PlacesGloucester Cathedral -- DeaneryNewland -- ParishWennington -- ParishChrist Church -- Place of StudyCarfax -- PostExeter Cathedral -- PostMiddlesex -- PostSt Paul's Cathedral -- Post
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Adam Richter
Biographical Sources ConsultedODNB (Article: 14650); AO (Foster)
Other NotePrecise date of birth unknown, but Jane was baptized on 22 October 1645. B.A. (1664), M.A. (1667), B.D. (1674), D.D. (1679) from Christ Church, Oxford. Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford from 1680 until his death in 1707. Became lecturer at Carfax, Oxford after his ordination. Rector of Wennington, Essex, beginning in 1678. Canon and treasurer of St Paul's Cathedral beginning in 1679. Archdeacon of Middlesex, 1679-1686. Rector of Newland, Oxfordshire beginning in 1680. Dean of Gloucester beginning in 1685. Canon and chancellor of Exeter beginning in 1703, and precentor there beginning in 1704. Chaplain to Henry Compton, Bishop of Oxford, at whose consecration Jane preached in 1674. Chaplain to King William III.
GEMMS record createdJanuary 05, 2018
GEMMS record last editedFebruary 18, 2022