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NameSamuel Bernard
DenominationChurch of England
Livedb. ca. 1591-03-25 - d. 1657-08-05 (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsEzekiels Prophesie Paralled [sic] -- preacher (autograph: uncertain)The Elect Lady -- preacher (autograph: yes)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesHollingbourne -- ParishSt Margaret the Queen -- ParishTarring -- ParishMagdalen College -- Place of StudyCroydon -- PostMagdalen College School -- Post
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Hannah Wood
Biographical Sources ConsultedAO (Foster)
Other NoteSamuel Bernard of Berkshire matriculated from Magdalen College, Oxford in 1607; he graduated B.A. in 1610, proceed M.A. in 1613 and B.D. in 1620/1, and was created D.D. in 1638/9. Having served as an usher at Magdalen School in 1612, he later held the position of master from 1617 to 1625. He was licensed to preach in 1621 and became vicar of Croydon, Surrey in 1624; he was sequestered by the committee for plundered ministers in 1643. Bernard also held the rectories of Tarring, Sussex from 1629, of Hollingbourne from 1637, and of Buxted St. Margaret, Sussex from 1638, but was deprived of all three during the Rebellion. He died on 5 August 1657 and was buried in Farley Church.
Attached URLs:
URLNotes Oxonienses
GEMMS record createdApril 12, 2016
GEMMS record last editedAugust 16, 2021