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Branthwaite, John, 1643-1695 (curate of Grasmere and Rector of Harrington)



  • Existence: 1643 - 1695


John Branthwaite was an undergraduate of St. John's College, Cambridge, 1660, curate of Grasmere, Westmorland, 1667-90, and Rector of Harrington, Cumberland, 1690-95.

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John Branthwaite: Commonplace book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9327
Scope and Contents Commonplace book of a man with High Anglican leanings, with additions in other hands. The volume contains historical extracts, religious and moral treatises, accounts of cities and countries of Europe and Asia Minor, and anecdotes. At the back it reads 'Sum unus ex libris Joannis Branthwaite'. [p.1] W. Sallustius, 'The first day of the week', verse. [p.7] Table to determine truth tellers, 'Pythagoras his wheele of fortune', and other tables. [p.11] 'The reasons against subscribing the...
Dates: 1680 (Circa)
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