BOOK ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH HOTELS

Joseph Hall
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Ashby-de-la-zouch, Leicestershire
Born on 1st of July 1574
Died on 8th of September 1656

Born 1574. Died 1656 - Prelate and writer.

Studied at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Became Dean of Worcester in 1617. Was Bishop of Exeter (1627-41) and Bishop of Norwich (1641-47). Retired in 1647 to a small farm in Higham. His writings included Contemplations, Christian Meditations and Episcopacy as well as the political satires Virgidemiarum (1597-98).

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Joseph Hall?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

4563 views since 18th June 2007

Brit Quote:
Civilization is the making of civil persons. - John Ruskin
More Quotes

On this day:
The Hundred Years War begins - 1337, Ashmolean Museum Opens - 1683, Westminster Bridge Opens - 1862
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages