Jonathan Boucher Edit Profile
Attended schools at Bromfield and Wigton, England.
Ordained to ministry Church of England, 1762. Rector St. Mary’s Church, Caroline County, Virginia, 1762-1770, St. Anne’s, Annapolis, Maryland., 1770-1773, Queen Anne’s parish, Prince Georges County, Maryland., 1773-1775. Chaplain lower house Maryland.
Legislature, 1772-1775. Advocate of Anglican Episcopate in American. A Loyalist, preached doctrine of religious obligation of subjects to obey king.
Left American, 1775; served parishes in Paddington and Epsom, England, 1775-1804. Author: A View of the Causes and Consequences of the American Revolution, 1797.
Married Eleanor Addison, 1773.