Lindsay, John

Lindsay, John (1), a learned English divine, who flourished about the middle of the 17th century, was educated at St. Mary's Hall, Oxford, and for many years officiated as a minister of the nonjuring society in Trinity Chapel, Aldersgate Street, and is said to have been their last minister. He was also for some time a corrector of the press for Mr. Bowyer, the printer. He finished a long and useful life June 21, 1768. Mr. Lindsay published a Short History of the Regal Succession, etc., with Remarks on Whiston's Scripture Politics, etc. (1720, 8vo); a translation of Mason's Vindication of the Chucrch of England (1726, reprinted in 1728), which has a large and elaborate preface, containing "a full and particular series of the succession of our bishops, through the several reigns since the Reformation," etc. In 1747 he published Mason's Two Sermons preached at Court in 1620. See Genesis Biog. Dict. s.v.

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