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NameJoseph Caryl (Carrill)
DenominationDissenter - Congregationalist
Livedb. ca. 1602-11-01 - d. 1672-02-25 (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsDauids Prayer for Solomon -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Jeremiah 31:15-16 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Jonah 6:7 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Matthew 16:26-28 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Philippians 3:21 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Psalms 37:37 -- preacher (autograph: no)
Associated PlacesSt Magnus the Martyr -- ParishExeter College -- Place of StudyBattersea -- PostLeadenhall Street -- PostLincoln's Inn -- Post
Source of DataJeanne Shami
Biographical Sources ConsultedODNB (Article: 4846)
Other NoteBorn in London in November 1602 to "genteel parents," he attended Merchant Taylor's School in 1620, before matriculating from Exeter College, Oxford in 1621. He distinguished himself as a skilled disputant, graduating BA in 1625 and MA in 1627. Briefly curate at Battersea, Surrey, he was preacher at Lincoln's Inn, 1632-1647. He was frequently called to preach towards parliament, in the 1640s, second only to Stephen Marshall as the most frequent preacher before the House of Commons. One such sermon preached in October 1643 in favour of the Solemn League and Covenant was published as The Nature, Solemnity, Grounds, Property, and Benefits, of a Sacred Covenant (1643). In 1645 he became rector of St. Magnus the Martyr church, a post he held until his ejection in 1662. He continued to preach to London indepenendent congregations in London and was was licensed to preach to a congregation in Leadenhall Street after the Indulgence and preached from his home in Bury Street. Died 25 February 1673.
GEMMS record createdApril 12, 2016
GEMMS record last editedApril 18, 2020