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Davenant, John (bap. 1572, d. 1641), bishop of Salisbury

Vivienne Larminie

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/7196

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Davenant, John (bap. 1572, d. 1641), bishop of Salisbury, was born in Watling Street, London, and baptized at All Hallows, Bread Street on 25 May 1572, the second of at least four sons of John Davenant (d. 1597?), wealthy citizen and merchant tailor. He attended ...

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