Pagit (or Paget), Eusebius

Pagit (Or Paget), Eusebius an English Puritan minister and writer, was born at Crawford, in Northamptonshire, about 1542. He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford. After taking holy orders in the Church Establishment he became successively vicar of Orundle and rector of Langton, in his native county; afterwards he removed to the living of Kilhampton, in Cornwall; and lastly to St. Anne and St. Agnes, London, in 1604. He died in 1617. He published some sermons and theological works, of which the following are the best known: A Harmonie upon the Three Evangelists, Matthew, Mark, and Luke (London, 1584), translated from Calvin: The History of the Bible, briefly collected by way of Question and Answer, printed at the end of several old editions of the Bible. See Athen. Oxon.; Brook's Puritans; Fuller's Worthies; Lloyd's Worthies; Strype's Whitgift; Allibone, Dict. of Briit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.; Thomas, Dict. of Biog. and Mythol. s.v.; Hook, Eccles. Biog. s.v.

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