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John Cosin
b. November 30, 1594 – d. January 15, 1672 • Author • Bishop
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Cosin, John
Cosin, John (1594–1672), Bp. of *Durham. He was a member of a wealthy family of *Norwich and educated at Caius College, Cambridge. After holding several other benefices he was collated to a canonry at Durham in 1625 and became rector of Brancepeth in Co. Durham in 1626. He was a personal friend of
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Cosin, John
Cosin, John (1594–1672)Bishop of Durham; writerSon of a prominent Norwich family, Cosin was a graduate of Caius College, Cambridge. He was ordained in 1625, and for several years he held various offices in the Durham diocese. In these same years he became known for his Anglican partisanship and his