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NameGeoffrey King
Livedb. ca. 1567-03-25 - d. ca. 1630-03-25 (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsMr Kinges Sermon before his Maty at Otelandes -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesEdburton -- ParishHorsham -- ParishLancaster -- ParishEton College -- Place of StudyKing's College -- Place of StudyOxford University -- Post
Source of DataAO (Foster); ACAD (Venn) (ID: KN583G); The King James Bible Translators website (see link below); Hannah Yip.
Biographical Sources ConsultedAO (Foster); ACAD (Venn) (ID: KN583G); The King James Bible Translators website
Other NoteGeoffrey King was born in London, c. 1567. He was educated at Eton and King's College Cambridge, gaining a B.A. degree in 1588 and proceeding M.A. in 1591 and B.D. in 1599. King was ordained deacon and priest in London in December 1595. He was also a Fellow of King's College for seventeen years. He was presented with the rectory of Edburton, Sussex, in 1602, a living which he held for four years. He became Vicar of Horsham, Sussex, in 1605. In 1607/8, he became Regius Professor of Hebrew at the University of Cambridge. During this time, King also became Vicar of Lancaster, a post he would hold until his death in 1630.
Attached URLs:
URLNotes about Geoffrey King on the King James Bible Translators website.
GEMMS record createdNovember 05, 2019
GEMMS record last editedNovember 06, 2019