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Pearson, John

(1613–86). Prelate and theol.; b. Great Snoring, Norfolk, Eng.; educ. Eton and Cambridge; pastor Thorington, Suffolk, 1640; supported Royalists in the Civil War of the 1640s; under the Commonwealth (1649–60) he lived in semi-retirement in London; prof. Cambridge 1661; bp. Chester 1673. Works include An Exposition of the Creed; Vindiciae epistolarum S. Ignatii. See also Arminianism.

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