Downame, or Downham, George, Dd
Downame, Or Downham, George, D.D.
a learned English divine, was born at Chester (of which diocese his father was bishop), studied at Cambridge, and was elected fellow of Christ College in 1585. He was afterwards professor of logic, and was finally made bishop of Derry in 1616. He died in 1634. His principal works are: A Treatise of Justification (London, 1639, fol.): — An Abstract of the Duties commanded in the Law of God (London, 1635, 8vo): — The Christian's Freedom (reprinted Lond. 1836, 18mo): — A godly and learned Treatise of Prayer (Lond. 1640, 4to): — A Treatise concerning Antichrist (London, 1603, 4to): — Papa Antichristus (1620).