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NameThomas Ball
DenominationChurch of England
Livedb. ca. 1590-01-01 - d. ca. 1659-01-01 (new)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsSermon on 2 Corinthians 4:7-9 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on James 5:16 -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesAll Saints -- ParishPeterborough -- ParishSt Gregory -- ParishEmmanuel College -- Place of StudyOxford University -- Place of StudyQueens' College -- Place of Study
Source of DataRichard Snoddy; Benjamin Durham
Biographical Sources ConsultedODNB (Article: 1223), AO (Foster), ACAD (Venn; ID: BL619T)
Other NoteBorn in Alberbury, Shropshire in 1590 to unknown parents. Matriculated sizar from Queens' College, Cambridge, Easter 1619. BA 1621-22; MA from Emmanuel, 1625. Fellow there. Ordained priest, 1627. Incorporated at Oxford, 1628. Vicar/rector of All Saints church and of St Gregory, both in Northampton c. 1629-1634. Staunchly Calvinist, he was suspended in 1634 for preaching controversial doctrine. Died in 1659 and was buried 21 June.
GEMMS record createdOctober 04, 2015
GEMMS record last editedJune 29, 2018