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Norton, John

(1606–63). Puritan cleric; b. Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, Eng.; educ. Cambridge; to Am. 1635; preached at Plymouth; teacher, then pastor, Cong. ch. Ipswich 1636–56; pastor Boston 1656–63; took part in persecution of Massachusetts Quakers. Works include Responsio ad totam quaestionum syllogen (Lat. treatise on New Eng. ch. govt.).

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