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King, Henry, 1592-1669 (poet and Bishop of Chichester)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1592 - 1669

Biography

Henry King (1592-1669), poet, was educated at Westminster and Christ Church, Oxford (B.A., 1611; M.A., 1614; D.D., 1625). He became a prebendary of St Paul's, London, 1616; Archdeacon of Colchester, 1617; and canon of Christ Church, Oxford, 1624. He was appointed Dean of Rochester in 1639, and Bishop of Chichester in 1642. King published poems and sermons. He died at Chichester on 30 September 1669.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Cambridge Notebook of Notes, Sermons and Letters

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8273
Scope and Contents Notebook, apparently used primarily for a student's notes on logic, Latin translation, etc., but continued as a collection of copies of devotional works and sermons. Most of the items were copied from printed editions, but there are a few sermons of a late date that may have been written up from notes made by the writer. At one end is a series of Latin letters, evidently specimens of a prose composition, ending with one signed Antonius Belke. There is also the draft of a letter to Henry...
Dates: 1627-1682
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 Fonds

Poems (Phillips MS 9325)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8471
Scope and Contents

Seventy-eight poems by Henry King, written in a contemporary hand. The volume was probably compiled under the author's supervision. It includes the bookplate of Sir J.A. Brooke. There is an accompanying letter from Margaret Crum, 27 March 1953, describing the collection.

Dates: 1648 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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