Harmar, John an English clergyman and scholar was born about 1594, at Churchdowne, near Gloucester and educated at Winchester School. He was appointed Greek professor in that school in 1650, and in, 1659 was presented to the rectory of Enhurst, in Hampshire. He died November 1, 1670. His principal works are, Eclogae Sententiarum et Similitudinum, e Chrysostonimo
Decerptae (Greek and Latin, with notes, 1622): — Epistola ad Lambertum Osbaldestonum (1649): — A Short Catechism. See Chalmers, Biog. Dict. s.v.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.