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King, Henry (1592–1669), poet and bishop of Chichester

Mary Hobbs

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15564

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King, Henry (1592–1669), poet and bishop of Chichester, was the eldest of the five sons and four daughters of John King (d. 1621), archdeacon of Nottingham and later bishop of London, and his wife, Joan, daughter of Henry Freeman of Henley, Buckinghamshire. He was baptized on 16 January 1592 at ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets) ; Protestantism and Protestant Churches

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