Jeremy Taylor

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Birthday
15, 1613
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 13, 1667 (53)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
15, 1613
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 13, 1667 (53)

About

Cleric in the Church of England and the author of The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living for which he was compared to Shakespeare for his poetic expression.

Before Fame

He studied at Perse School and Gonville and Caius College.

Trivia

He became the Bishop of Down and Connor, and was made the vice-chancellor of the University of Dublin.

Family Life

He had six children with wife Phoebe Langsdale. After her death, he married Joanna Bridges, with whom he had two daughters.

Associated With

His readings became well known during the Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell.