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NameJohn Rawlinson
Livedb. ca. 1576-03-25 - d. 1631-02-03 (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsSermon on Haggai 2:8 -- preacher (autograph: no)
Associated PlacesAsheldham -- ParishSelsey -- ParishTaplow -- ParishWhitchurch -- ParishSt Edmund Hall -- Place of BusinessMerchant Taylors' School -- Place of StudySt John's College -- Place of Study
Source of DataAO (Foster); ODNB (Article: 23191); Hannah Yip.
Biographical Sources ConsultedAO (Foster); ODNB (Article: 23191)
Other NoteJohn Rawlinson was the son of Robert Rawlinson, merchant tailor of London. His exact birth date is unknown. Rawlinson was educated at the Merchant Taylors' School and St John's College, Oxford. He was awarded a B.A. degree on 5 July 1595, and proceeded M.A. on 21 May 1599. He also held a Fellowship at St John's. He was licensed to preach on 26 February 1606, and several of his sermons were published in between 1606 and 1625. From 1606 until 1610, he was rector of Taplow, Buckinghamshire. He proceeded D.D. on 1 June 1608, and also held the vicarage of Asheldham, Essex from this year. On 1 May 1610, Rawlinson was elected principal of St Edmund Hall, Oxford. In 1613 and 1614, he became rector of Selsey, Sussex and Whitchurch, Shropshire, respectively. By 1619, Rawlinson was a royal chaplain. He died on 3 February 1631, and was buried a week later at Whitchurch.
GEMMS record createdNovember 04, 2019
GEMMS record last editedNovember 07, 2019