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Clergyman , College president

Charles Chauncy, British clergyman, college president.

Background

Chauncy, Charles was born in November 1592 in Hertfordshire. England. Son of George and Agnes (Welch) Chauncy.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Trinity College, Cambridge (England) University, 1613, Master of Arts, 1617, Bachelor of Divinity, 1624.

Career

Fellow, Trinity College, 1614. Vicar of St. Michael’s, Cambridge, 1626. Vicar of Ware, Hertfordshire, 1827-1833.

Vicar of Marston St. Lawrence, 1633-1637. Ecclesiastical reaction to his unorthodox views induced him to flee to American, 1638. President Harvard, 1654-1672.

Author: The Document of Sacrament, 1642. The Plain Doctrine of the Justification of a Sinner in the Sight of God, 1659.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Document of Sacrament, 1642. The Plain Doctrine of the Justification of a Sinner in the Sight of God, 1659.

Connections

Married Catharine Eyre, March 17, 1630, 6 children.

father:
George Chauncy

mother:
Agnes (Welch) Chauncy

spouse:
Catharine Eyre