Simon Browne

(c. 1680—1732) dissenting minister and religious controversialist

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Simon Browne was born at Shepton Mallet in Somerset. His career as a dissenting minister began early, before he was twenty years old. From his first congregation, at Portsmouth in Hampshire, he was called to the Old Jewry in London. He continued in this prestigious employment until 1723, the great turning point in his life.


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