1615 – Born on the 14th of January, at Wotton under Edge, in Gloucestershire.
1638 – He graduated B.A. and proceeded M.A.
1641 – Was then appointed to the mastership of the free school in the city of Gloucester.
1645 – In December, he was summoned before the parliamentary committee then sitting at Gloucester.
1647 – He was released on bail after a short imprisonment, but was in July called before parliament, which desired to inquire into his views.
1652 – In February the general act of oblivion gave him complete freedom, and his adherents soon began to meet regularly for worship on Sundays.
1654 – He was summoned before the parliament in December and imprisoned.
1655 – He was put upon trial, and was only rescued by Cromwell, who sent him out of the way to one of the Scilly Islands, allowed him 100 crowns a year,
1658 – On the solicitation of many friends, released him.
1662 – Returning to London he was in June again arrested, and fined £100.
1662 – He was at once committed to prison, where fever, caused by the pestilential atmosphere, carried him, died on the 22nd of September.