John Davenant
b. May 20, 1572 – d. April 20, 1641 • Anglican • Bishop • Theologian
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Davenant, John
Davenant, John (1572–1641)Anglican bishop and theologianBorn in London, Davenant entered Queens College, Cambridge, in 1587, where he received his B.A. (1591), B.D. (1601), and D.D. (1609) degrees. He was made Lady Margaret professor of divinity in 1609 and in 1614 was unanimously elected sixteenth