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Butterfield, Robert (fl. 1623–1629), religious controversialist

Gordon Goodwin

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/4226

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Butterfield, Robert (fl. 1623–1629), religious controversialist, whose origins are unknown, graduated BA from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1623, proceeded MA in 1626, and was ordained. Butterfield was one of the conformist divines who defended the moderate Calvinist Bishop Joseph Hall when the puritan divine ...

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Subjects: Religion

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