Womock, Lawrence, Dd

Womock, Lawrence, D.D.

an English prelate, was born at Lopham, in Norfolk, in 1612. He graduated from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, in 1632; took deacon's orders, September 21, 1634; is supposed to have succeeded his father in the living of Lopham upon the latter's decease, in 1642, but was ejected by the Norfolk commissioners, and perhaps imprisoned, for his adherence to the cause of Charles I; was made archdeacon of Suffolk and prebendary of Ely at the restoration in 1660; became rector of Horningsheath, in Suffolk; in 1662, and of Boxford, in the same county, in 1663; was made bishop of St. David's, November 11, 1683, and died March 12, 1685. He published, Beaten Oile for the Lamps of the Sanctuarie; or, The Great Controversie concerning Set Prayers and our Liturgyie Examined (1641): — The Examination of Tilenus before the Triers (1685): — Arcana Dogmatum Anti-Remonstrantium; or, The Calvinists' Cabinet Unlocked (1659): — The Result of False Principles (1661): — The Solemn League and Covenant Arraigned and Condemned (eod.): — Suffragium Protestantium (1683), and other works.

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