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Eachard, John

Born: 1636 AD
Died: 1697 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Clergymen, Satirists

1636 – Eachard was born in Suffolk, England.

 

1651 – Educated at Saint Catharine’s College, Cambridge.

 

1670 – Eachard published anonymously a humorous satire entitled The Ground and Occasions of the Contempt of the Clergy enquired into in a letter to a certain R.L., attributed the contempt into which the clergy had fallen to their imperfect education, their insufficient incomes, and the want of a true vocation.

 

1675 – Educated at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, of which he became master in succession to John Lightfoot.

 

1676 – He was created D.D. by royal mandate.

 

1679 – Served as vice-chancellor of Cambridge University.

 

1670 – Published anonymously a humorous satire entitled The Ground and Occasions of the Contempt of the Clergy.

 

1697 – John Eachard died on 7th of July.