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Henry Ainsworth
b. 1571 – d. 1622 • Church Reformer • Scholar
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Ainsworth, Henry
AINSWORTH, HENRY (1571–1622)English Old Testament scholar; church reformerEducated at Caius College, Cambridge, Ainsworth believed that the church should be separated from the state. That conviction, both rare and heretical in Elizabethan England, forced him to escape persecution by fleeing to Holland,