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Clerke, Richardlocked

(d. 1634)
  • Vivienne Larminie

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Clerke, Richard (d. 1634), Church of England clergyman, was born in London, the son of George Clarke (d. 1607). He matriculated as a pensioner from Christ's College, Cambridge, in December 1579 and graduated BA in early 1583. Elected that year as a fellow, he proceeded MA in 1586. As a leader of the minority conformist faction in this generally puritan college, in 1590 he came to blows with the strongly Calvinist ...

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Centre for Kentish Studies, Maidstone, Kent
J. Venn & J. A. Venn, , 2 pts in 10 vols. (1922–54); repr. in 2 vols. (1974–8)