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Adams, John (1), D.D.

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Adams, John (1), D.D.,

an English divine, was born in London, and. educated at Cambridge, being admitted to King's College in 1678. and receiving the degree of A.B. in 1682, and of A.M. in 1686. In 1687 he was presented by the lord- chancellor Jeffreys to the living. of Hickham, in Leicestershire. In London he was lecturer of St. Clement's; rector of St. Alban's, Wood Street, and of St. Bartholomew's. He was also a prebendary of Canterbury, chaplain in ordinary to queen Anne, and in 1708 canon of Windsor. He was presented in 1711 to the living of Hornsey, and in the following year was elected provost of King's College, which position. he held until his death, in 1719. Fifteen of his sermons were printed (1695-1712). See Alumni Etonenses, p. 48; Cook, Preacher's Assistant.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Adams, John (1), D.D.'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​a/adams-john-1-dd.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
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