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NameAnthony Palmer
DenominationDissenter - Congregationalist
Livedb. ca. 1616-10-27 - d. 1679-01-26 (new)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsSermon on Matthew 25:8 -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesBourton-on-the-Water -- ParishPinners' Hall -- ParishBalliol College -- Place of Study
Source of DataDavid Robinson
Biographical Sources ConsultedBL Catalogue; ODNB; AO (Foster)
Other NoteBaptized at Great Comberton, Worcestershire on 27 October 1616, the son of Anthony Palmer. Matriculated from Balliol College, Oxford in 1634; BA, 1638; MA, 1641; ordained shortly thereafter. Rector of Bourton-on-the-Water. 1656. Rector of Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire in 1646 until ejection in 1662. Published several religious books outlining his Congregationalist theology, chief among them A Scripture-Rale to the Lord's Table (1654) and The Gospel New Creature (1658). After harassment by Royalist militia in 1660, he moved to London where he led a Baptist-Congregationalist church at Pinners' Hall. Strongly opposed the Restoration. Licensed as Congregationalist in 1672 at a house on London Bridge. Died 26 January 1678/9.
GEMMS record createdApril 05, 2020
GEMMS record last editedMay 12, 2020