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Jeremy Taylor (1613 - 1667):
Bishop, Church of Ireland


Jeremy Taylor was born in Cambridgeshire, was educated at Cambridge and took holy orders in 1633. He preached in London and became a Fellow of All Souls' College, Oxford. He was, for a time, attached to the royal household and he later spent much time in Wales at the estate of the Earl of Carbey. During that period he wrote A Discourse on the Liberty of Prophesying, 1647. After the Restoration he lived in London and in 1660 he became Bishop of Down and Connor, and the following year Administrator of Dromore. He was not in favour of the use of the Irish language. Among his publications are Dissuasive from Popery; Liberty of Prophecying; Rule and Exercises of Holy Living, 1650; Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying, 1651 and Discourse on Friendship.

Born: 1613
Died: 13 August 1667
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