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Saturday, November 7, 2009

Wilkinson, Henry (the elder) 1566-1647

Henry Wilkinson (“the elder”) (1566-1647) was the father of Henry Wilkinson ("the younger"), by his wife Sarah. He was elected fellow of Merton College, Oxford, in 1586, was created B.D. on 7 July 1597, and was from 1601 till his death on 19 March 1647 rector of Waddesdon. He was chosen one of the Westminster divines in 1643; he published A Catechism (4th edit. London, 1637), and The Debt Book, or a Treatise upon Rom. xiii. 8 (London, 1625). By his wife Sarah, daughter of Arthur Wake of Salcey Forest, Northamptonshire, and sister of Sir Isaac Wake, he had six sons and three daughters.
(Source: Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 61, 1900, page 269)

Reid's "Memoirs of the Westminster Divines, Volume 2" - 1811 (see page 247)

Allibone's "A Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors, Volume 3" - 1899 (entry on Wilkinson, Henry)

Brodrick's "Memorial of Merton College, Volume 4" - 1885 (see page 274)
A catechisme : containing a short exposition of the points in the ordinary catechisme, with proofes of the same out of the scripture. Set forth for the vse of such as desire to be catechised in the congregation of Wadsdon in Buckinghamshire, or else-where. By Henrie Wilkinson, Bachelour in Diuinity
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The debt book: or, A treatise vpon Romans 13. ver. 8 : Wherein is handled: the ciuill debt of money or goods, and vnder it the mixt debt, as occasion is offered. Also, the sacred debt of loue. By Henry Wilkinson, Bachelor in Diuinity, and pastor of Wadesdon in Buckinghamshire (1625)
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