GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
NameRichard Clarkson
Livedb. - d. (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsSermon on John 7:21 -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesIllingworth -- ParishCorpus Christi College -- Place of StudyDurham -- Post
Source of DataCatherine Evans
Biographical Sources ConsultedACAD (Venn) (ID: CLRK617R3); CCEd (ID: 115612); notes attached to WYB263 produced by Norah Gurney (archivist at the Borthwick Institute of Historical Research, 1966)
Other NoteGraduated from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge BA in 1621/2. Ordained as deacon in York in 1625, and ordained as a priest in 1629. Curate at Illingworth, Yorkshire in 1633 and vicar there from 1650 to 1652. Later a curate in Durham according to Gurney who also quotes Heywood describing him as "a good substantial preacher".
GEMMS record createdNovember 26, 2018
GEMMS record last editedJuly 24, 2019