Lazarus Seaman

Lazarus Seaman

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lazarus Seaman, was an English clergyman, supporter in the Westminster Assembly of the Presbyterian party, intruded Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge, and nonconformist minister. He was a native of Leicester, where he was born of poor parents early in the seventeenth century. On 4 July 1623 he was entered as a sizar at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. in 1627, M.A, in 1631. Lack of funds led him to leave Cambridge and teach a school, apparently in London. He was chosen lecturer at St. Martin's, Ludgate, and became chaplain to Algernon Percy, 10th Earl of Northumberland. In 1642 he was presented by William Laud to the rectory of Allhallows, Bread Street; Laud made this presentation out of courtesy to Northumberland, and complained that, nonetheless, Henry Montagu, 1st Earl of Manchester, had written to pressurize him, commanding him in the name of the House of Lords to give the benefice to Seaman
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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134944955
  • 9786134944953