Love, Christopher a Presbyterian divine, was born at Cardiff, Wales, in 1618; entered the active work of the ministry in 1644, in London, after which he became a member of the Assembly of Divines. After the death of Charles I, to whom he had previously been opposed, he entered into a plot against Cromwell, for which cause he was executed in August, 1651. Mr. Love was the author of a number of sermons and theological treatises published in 1645- 54. As a writer, he was plain, impressive, evangelical. See Wild, Tragedy of Christopher Love; Neal, Puritans, 1:528; 2:123 sq.; Wood, Athen. Oxon.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Am. Authors, volume 2, s.v.