See also:nonconformist divine, was
See also:born in
See also:London in
See also:November 1625 . He was admitted to
See also:College, Cambridge, and removed thence to
See also:King's College in 1644 . Of Presbyterian belief, he held the
See also:rich living of St
See also:Dunstan's-in-the-West, London . He was one of the commissioners at the
See also:conference in the Savoy, for reviewing the public
See also:liturgy, and was concerned in
See also:drawing up the exceptions to the
See also:Book of
See also:Common Prayer . Notwithstanding this he was appointed
See also:chaplain to
See also:Charles, II., and was offered the deanery of
See also:Lichfield and
See also:Coventry, but he came out in 1662 as one of the 2000 ejected ministers .
See also:Bates was of an amiable character, and enjoyed the friendship of the
See also:lord-keeper Bridgeman, the lord-chancellor Finch, the
See also:earl of Nottingham and Archbishop
See also:Tillotson . With other moderate churchmen he made several efforts towards a comprehensive settlement, but the bishops were uncompromising . He addressed
See also:William and Mary on their accession in behalf of the dissenters . After some years of pastoral service at
See also:Hackney he died there on the 14th of
See also:July 1699 . Bates published Select Lives of Illustrious and Pious Persons in Latin; and after his
See also:death all his
See also:works, except this, were printed in r vol, fol.; again in 1723; and in 4 vols.8vo in 1815 . They treat of
See also:theology and include Considerations on the Existence of
See also:God and the Immortality of the Soul (1676), Four Last Things (1691), Spiritual Perfection (1699) .
JOSHUA BATES (1788-1864)
BATESON (BATSON or BETSON), THOMAS
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