Horne, John

Horne, John A Nonconformist divine, born in 1615, was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. He became successively vicar of Allhallows, Lynn, Regis, and finally Norfolk in 1647. He was ejected for nonconformity in 1662, and died in 1676. "He was a learned man, of most exemplary and primitive piety, very ready in the Scriptures, skilled in the Oriental languages, and an Arminian in doctrine." Shortly before his ejection he published The open Door for Alan's Approach to God, or A Vindication of the Record of God concerning the Extent of the Death of Christ. His other principal works are, The Brazen Serpent, or God's grand Design on Joh 3:14-15 (London 1673, 4to) — The best Exercise for Christians in the worst of Times, in Order to their Security against Profaneness and Apostasy — on Jude 20:21 (London 1671, sm. 8vo), etc. Darling, Cyclop. Bibliographica, 1, 1543; Stoughton (John), Ecclesiastes Hist. of England (London 1870, 2 vols. 8vo), 2, 407 sq.

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