William Whitaker

(1547—1595) theologian and college head

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Puritan. In 1580 he became Regius Professor of Divinity at Cambridge and in 1586 Master of St John's College. A strict Calvinist, he exercised a wide influence by his devotion to learning and his impartiality. He was mainly responsible for drafting the Lambeth Articles.

Subjects: Christianity — Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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