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  • He became rector of St James's, Westminster, in 1733, and bishop of Bristol in 1735.
  • Its present name, however, was not adopted until 1574, two years after its first secular rector had been chosen.
  • After holding a school mastership and two curacies, he was made rector of St Martin's Orgar in London in 1628, where he took a leading part in the contest between the London clergy and the citizens about the city tithes, and compiled a treatise on the subject, which is printed in Brewster's Collectanea (1752).
  • 2 He was from January 1635-1636 rector of Sandon, in Essex, where his first wife, Anne Claxton, is buried.
  • In 1843 he was raised to the office of consistorial councillor, and was selected by the university to hold the office of rector, a distinction which has not since been conferred upon any theologian of the Reformed Church.

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