Joseph Hall
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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).

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