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William Fulke

(1538—1589) theologian and college head


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(1538–89),

Puritan theologian. As a Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, he became involved in the Vestiarian controversy; he was for a time expelled. He benefited from the patronage of the Earl of Leicester and in 1578 was elected Master of Pembroke Hall. His attack on the Douai–Reims version of the NT led to its becoming widely known in England.

Subjects: Christianity.


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