Reference Entry

Edwards, John (1637-1716), Church of England clergyman

Charles John Robinson and Stephen J. Wright

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Edwards, John (1637-1716), Church of England clergyman, was born at Hertford on 26 February 1637, the second son of Thomas Edwards (c. 1599-1648), Church of England clergyman and religious controversialist. From 1647 he attended Merchant Taylors' School under William Dugard. On 10 March 1654 he was admitted as a sizar ...

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