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NameCharles Herle
Livedb. ca. 1598-03-25 - d. ca. 1659-09-29 (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsDauids Song of Three parts -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesCreed -- ParishSt Olave -- ParishWinwick -- ParishExeter College -- Place of StudyTothill Fields Chapel -- Post
Source of DataHannah Yip
Biographical Sources ConsultedAO (Foster); ODNB (Article: 13080)
Other NoteCharles Herle was born at Prideaux Herle, Cornwall; the exact date of birth is uncertain. He matriculated, aged fourteen, at Exeter College, Oxford on 23 October 1617. He graduated B.A. on 7 July 1615 and proceeded M.A. on 10 June 1618. In 1625, he was instituted to the rectory of Creed, Cornwall; shortly after, he became rector of Winwick, Lancashire. One of the Westminster Assembly of Divines, he was lecturer at Tothill Fields, Westminster; he was also rector of St Olave, Southwark, from April until August 1645. He returned to his living of Winwick in 1649, and was buried there on 29 September 1659.
GEMMS record createdMarch 27, 2024
GEMMS record last editedMarch 27, 2024