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NameRichard Vines
Livedb. ca. 1600-01-01 - d. ca. 1656-02-04 (new)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsSermon on 1 Timothy 1:18-19 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on 2 Corinthians 11:3 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on 2 Thessalonians 2:11-12 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Hebrews 10:22 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Hebrews 10:23 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Psalms 32:1 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Psalms 38:17 -- preacher (autograph: no)Some Expressions of Mr Rich. Vines in his Sermon preached at Westminster before the House of Commons -- preacher (autograph: no)
Associated PlacesCaldecote -- ParishSt Clement Danes -- ParishSt Lawrence Jewry -- ParishWatton -- ParishWeddington -- ParishMagdalene College -- Place of StudyHinckley -- PostPembroke College -- PostTemple Church -- Post
Source of DataRichard Snoddy; David Robinson
Biographical Sources ConsultedODNB (Article: 28322); ACAD (Venn) (ID: VNS619R)
Other NoteBorn at Blaston, Leicestershire to unknown parents in 1600. Matriculated from Magdalene College, Cambridge in 1619; BA, 1623; MA, 1627. Schoolmaster of Hinckley, Leicestershire, 1624-1628, during which time he married Katherine Adderley, daughter of Humphrey Adderley. His father-in-law presented him to the rectory of Weddington, Warwickshire in 1628, and then to neighbouring Caldecote in 1630. His reputation as a godly minister led to frequent invitations to preach to the Long Parliament. Left, or ejected, from these livings in 1643 and relocated to London where he was a member of the Westminster Assembly and rector of St Clement Danes,1643-1645, then Master of the Temple, 1644-1647. Master of Pembroke, 1644-1650 and rector of Watton, Hertfordshire, 1645-1650. Lost these livings in 1650 due to his opposition to the Commonwealth. Invited by parishioners of St Lawrence Jewry, London, to be their minister, 1650-1656. Died suddenly on 4 February 1656. Many of his sermons, particularly before parliament, were printed.
GEMMS record createdDecember 13, 2015
GEMMS record last editedNovember 24, 2021