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NameRobert Franklin
DenominationDissenter - Presbyterian
Livedb. 1630-07-16 - d. ca. 1703-03-04 (old)
Linked Manuscriptsmanuscript owner - Several Notes of Sermons: MS I.h.33
Linked SermonsSermon on Ecclesiastes 7:2 -- notetaker (autograph: no)Sermon on Hebrews 2:1-3 -- notetaker (autograph: no)Sermon on John 13:10 -- notetaker (autograph: no)Sermon on John 14:15 -- notetaker (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesKirton -- ParishPlasterer's Hall, Addle Street -- ParishWesthall -- ParishQueens' College -- Place of StudyBlue Anchor Lane -- Post
Source of DataAnne James; David Robinson
Biographical Sources ConsultedCongregational Library Catalogue; ODNB (Article: 10091)
Other NoteFranklin matriculated from Queens' College, Cambridge in 1647 without graduating. After various endeavours to find a remunerative post, he received a benefice at Westhall, Suffolk, but was ejected in 1662. By 1669 he was preaching at Blue Anchor Lane. About 1683, he moved to Goat Alley, near Bunhill Fields. In 1695 he was preaching at Plasterers' Hall in Addle Street. Over his career, he was imprisoned several times for nonconformity.
GEMMS record createdMay 16, 2016
GEMMS record last editedMay 09, 2017