Earle (or Earles), John
Earle (or Earles), John an English prelate, was born at York in 1601, and entered Merton College, Oxford, in 1620. He became chaplain and tutor to prince Charles, and chancellor of the cathedral of Salisbury. On the Restoration he was made deani of Westminster, and consecrated bishop of Worcester in 1662. In September 1664, he was transferred to the see of Salisbury. He died November 17, 1665, leaving Microcosmography (Lond. 1628, 8vo; 6th ed.
1630, 12mo). See Chalmers, Biog. Dict. s.v.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.