Henry Barrowe

Henry Barrowe

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Henry Barrowe, English Puritan and Separatist, was born about 1550, in Norfolk, of a family related by marriage to Nicholas Bacon, and probably to John Aylmer, Bishop of London. He matriculated at Clare Hall, Cambridge, in November 1566, and graduated BA in 1569-1570. Afterwards he "followed the court" for some time, leading a frivolous if not licentious life. He was a member of Gray's Inn for a few years from 1576, but was never called to the bar. In about 1580 or 1581 he was deeply impressed by a sermon, whereupon he retired to the country, and was led by study and meditation to the strictest form of Puritanism. Subsequently, in what manner is not known, he came into intimate relations with John Greenwood, the Separatist leader, whose views he adopted without reserve. Though not strictly resident in London at this time, he was associated with "the brethren of the Separation" there, in whose secret meetings his natural earnestness and eloquence made him conspicuousshow more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134903949
  • 9786134903943