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NameWilliam Loe
Livedb. - d. ca. 1645-09-21 (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsA Stil Voyce by Willyam Loe DD -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesChurcham -- ParishPutney -- ParishSevern Stoke -- ParishWandsworth -- ParishMerton College -- Place of StudySt Alban Hall -- Place of Study
Source of DataAO (Foster); ODNB (Article: 16927); Hannah Yip.
Biographical Sources ConsultedAO (Foster); ODNB (Article: 16927)
Other NoteThe exact birth date of William Loe is unknown. He graduated B.A. from St Alban Hall, Oxford on 5 November 1597, proceeding M.A. on 14 June 1600. In 1598, he was presented to the vicarage of Churcham, Gloucestershire. He became rector of Severn Stoke, Worcestershire on 26 November 1611. In 1618, Loe was awarded the degrees of B.D. and D.D. from Merton College, Oxford. Finally, in 1631, he became vicar of Wandsworth, Surrey; he had also been instituted to the vicarage of Putney. Publications by Loe include Come and See (London, 1614), a collection of four sermons originally delivered at Gloucester Cathedral; The Merchant Reall (Hamburg, 1620), originating from his appointment as pastor of the English company of Merchant Adventurers at Hamburg; and A Sermon Preached at Lambeth (London, 1645), which was the funeral sermon for Daniel Featley (1582-1645). Loe was buried at Westminster Abbey on 21 September 1645.
GEMMS record createdMarch 02, 2020
GEMMS record last editedMarch 08, 2020