Reference Entry

Lake, John (bap. 1624, d. 1689), bishop of Chichester

H. H. Poole

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Lake, John (bap. 1624, d. 1689), bishop of Chichester, was born in Petticoat Lane, Halifax, Yorkshire, and was baptized on 5 December 1624, the first of the three children of Thomas Lake (d. 1649), yeoman, grocer to the local woollen trade, and Mary Moakson. He was educated in the Halifax ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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