Reference Entry

Ashe, Simeon (d. 1662), Church of England clergyman

Ann Hughes

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Ashe, Simeon (d. 1662), Church of England clergyman, was admitted in April 1613 to Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where he was a protégé of Thomas Hooker, and ordained deacon and priest at Peterborough on 5 and 6 October 1619. Nothing is known for certain of his parentage or early life, although he clearly had close connections with ...

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Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches

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