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Authorised form of namePearson; John (1613 - 1686)
SurnamePearson
ForenamesJohn
Dates1613 - 1686
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Great Snoring, Norfolk, England (28 February 1613)
Death:
Chester, Cheshire (16 July 1686)
Burial:
Chester Cathedral, Cheshire
ActivityProfession:
Clergyman, Church of England
Education:
Eton College; King's College, Cambridge; BA (1636), MA (1639), DD (1661)
Career:
Fellow of King's (1635-1639); Prebendary of Salisbury (1639-1662); Rector of Thorington, Suffolk (1640); Chaplain to Lord-Keeper Finch (1640); Chaplain to the Royalist General, Lord Goring; Preacher at St Clement, Eastcheap, London (1650); Archdeacon of Surrey (1660); Master of Jesus College, Cambridge (1660-1662); Chaplain to Charles II (1660-1673); Rector of Terrington, Norfolk (1660-1673); Rector of St Christopher-le-Stocks, London (1660-1662); Prebendary of Ely (1661-1672); Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity (1661-1672); Master of Trinity College, Cambridge (1662-1673); Bishop of Chester (1672-1686); Rector of Wigan, Lancashire (1673-1686)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
14/03/1667
Proposers:
Matthew Wren
Council:
VP 1676-; 1675
RelationshipsSon of Robert Pearson, Archdeacon of Suffolk, and his wife, Joanna, daughter of Richard Vaughan, Bishop of London
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Venn; Hunter
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/2494112
Royal Society codeNA8227
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/003472Pearson, Johnnd
NLB/17/465Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Horace A D Seymour, Royal Mint3 November 1898
MS/390/9Bond of John Pearson, Bishop of Chester, to the Treasurer of the Royal Society18 February 1674
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