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NameHenry More
Livedb. 1614-10-12 - d. 1687-09-01 (old)
Linked Manuscriptsmanuscript owner - Letter from Joseph Glanvill to Henry More: MS Eng 855
Linked Sermons
Linked ReportsSermon on unidentified text -- recipient of letter
Associated PlacesIngoldsby -- ParishChrist's College -- Place of StudyEton College -- Place of Study
Source of DataACAD (Venn) (ID: MR631H2); ODNB (Article: 19181); Hannah Yip.
Biographical Sources ConsultedACAD (Venn) (ID: MR631H2); ODNB (Article: 19181)
Other NoteHenry More was born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, on 12 October 1614. In 1628, he began studies at Eton College; three years later, he matriculated at Christ's College, Cambridge. More graduated B.A. in 1636 and proceeded M.A. three years later. In 1641, he was ordained and elected fellow of Christ's; shortly afterwards, he was presented with the benefice of Ingoldsby, Lincolnshire. A philosopher of the Cambridge Platonist school, he was to remain a fellow at Christ's for the rest of his life. More died on 1 September 1687.
GEMMS record createdJune 09, 2023
GEMMS record last editedJune 09, 2023