Warner, John (1), Dd

Warner, John (1), D.D.

an English ecclesiastic, was born in the parish of St. Clement Danes, London, in 1585. He was elected demy of Magdaleon College, Oxford, in 1599; graduated A.B. in 1602; made perpetual fellow in 1605; dean of Lichfield in 1633; and bishop of Rochester, January 14, 1638. He died in 1666. Being a loyalist, he suffered during the usurpation of' Cromwell. He was the author of Church Lands not to be Sold (Lond. 1646): — and Letter to Dr. Jeremy Taylor concerning the Chapter on Original Sin in the Usum Necessarium (1656). He also published several sermons. He possessed considerable fortune, and was very liberal with:it, giving during his lifetime and bequeathing at his death some twenty thousand pounds for charitable purposes.

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