Nicholas Ferrar

(1592—1637) religious writer and administrator

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established in 1625 at Little Gidding, with his brother, his brother‐in‐law John Collett, and their families, a religious community based on Anglican principles. Ferrar was a close friend of G. Herbert, who on his deathbed entrusted to him the manuscript of his poems contained in The Temple (1633).

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