Parr, Richard (2)
Parr, Richard (2), D.D., an exemplary Irish divine of note, was born at Fermoy, Ireland, in 1617. He was educated at Exeter College, Oxford. After taking holy orders he held several minor appointments, and in 1653 became vicar of Camberwell. He remained in this position for thirty-eight years. He died in 1691. In doctrine he was a Calvinist. He wrote Life and Letters of Archbishop Usher: The Christian Reformation (Lond. 1660, 8vo); and published many Sermons.