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NameLaurence Breton
Livedb. - d. ca. 1659-03-25 (old)
Linked Manuscriptsmanuscript owner - Student notebook of Lawrence Bretton: MS 90
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Associated PlacesHitcham -- ParishQueens' College -- Place of Study
Source of DataACAD (Venn) (ID: BRTN601L); Hannah Yip.
Biographical Sources ConsultedACAD (Venn) (ID: BRTN601L)
Other NoteThe exact birth date of Laurence Bretton is unknown. Originally from Suffolk, he matriculated pensioner from Queens' College, Cambridge in Michaelmas 1601. Bretton graduated B.A. in 1604/5, proceeding M.A. in 1608. He was a fellow of Queens' College, Cambridge from 1608 until 1618. In 1620, he was instituted to the vicarage of Hitcham, Suffolk. Bretton was awarded the degree of B.D. in 1615; he proceeded D.D. in 1630. He was eventually sequestered in 1643.
GEMMS record createdSeptember 15, 2020
GEMMS record last editedSeptember 15, 2020