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Abbot, Robertlocked

(fl. c. 1589–1652)
  • Jacqueline Eales

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Abbot, Robert (fl.c. 1589–1652), Church of England clergyman and religious writer, was most probably the Robert Abbot who graduated BA from Peterhouse, Cambridge, in 1605 and was incorporated MA at Oxford on 14 July 1607. Nothing is known of his family background and early life, but in 1639 he wrote 'I have lived now by God's gratious dispensation above fifty years' (...

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