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NameNicholas Searle
Livedb. ca. 1592-03-25 - d. 1678-07-24 (old)
Linked Manuscriptsmanuscript owner - A Sermon Preached At Finborow: HD607/1
Linked SermonsA Sermon Preached At Finborow -- preacher (autograph: yes)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesBobbingworth -- ParishWiddington -- ParishOxford University -- Place of StudyTrinity College -- Place of StudyTheydon Bois -- Post
Source of DataACAD (Venn) (ID: SRL608N); AO (Foster); CCEd (Person ID: 79185); Hannah Yip.
Biographical Sources ConsultedACAD (Venn) (ID: SRL608N); AO (Foster); CCEd (Person ID: 79185)
Other NoteNicholas Searle was born in 1592 at Epping, Essex. He matriculated sizar at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1608, graduating B.A. in 1611/12 and subsequently M.A. in 1615. Aged twenty-four, he was ordained as deacon in London on 16 March 1616 and priest on 15 June 1617; following which, he was constituted to serve the cure of Theydon Bois. He was awarded the degree of B.D. in 1628 and married Elizabeth Wetherill at St. Leonard's, Shoreditch, on 10 May. He became Rector of Bobbingworth, Essex in the same year. He was deprived of this living and it was not restored until 1662, by which time he had been awarded the degree of D.D. from the University of Oxford. Searle also became Rector of Widdington, Essex in 1637, a post he held until his death in 1678.
GEMMS record createdJune 24, 2019
GEMMS record last editedJune 26, 2019