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NameThomas Young
Livedb. ca. 1587-03-25 - d. 1655-11-28 (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsHopes Incouragement -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesResolis -- ParishSt Peter's and St Mary's Church -- ParishJesus College -- Place of Business
Source of DataHannah Yip
Biographical Sources ConsultedACAD (Venn) (ID: YN644T); ODNB (Article: 30281)
Other NoteThe exact date of birth of Thomas Young is not known. Born in Perthshire, he was the son of William Young, a minister. He graduated M.A. from St Leonard's College, St Andrews, in July 1606. Young moved to London and worked as an assistant to Thomas Gataker at Rotherhithe, Surrey, in the 1610s. From 1614 until 1649, he served as vicar of Resolis, Ross, Scotland, largely as a non-resident. Young is remembered for being the tutor of John Milton from 1617/18 until 1620, when he was appointed chaplain to the English Merchant Adventurers in Hamburg, for eight years. On 27 March 1628, Young became vicar of St Peter's and St Mary's Church, Stowmarket, Suffolk, a post he held until his death on 28 November 1655.
GEMMS record createdMarch 27, 2024
GEMMS record last editedMarch 27, 2024