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Lewis Bayly
d. October 26, 1631 • Anglican • Bishop
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Bayly, Lewis
Bayly, Lewis (d. 1631), the author of The Practice of Piety. He was educated at Oxford, probably at Exeter College, and became chaplain to Henry, Prince of Wales. His *Puritan opinions gave offence at court; but he returned to favour and in 1616 became chaplain to *James I and later in the year Bp.
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Bayly, Lewis
BAYLY, LEWIS (1565–1631)Welsh bishopBayly was best known to later generations as the author of a much-used devotional handbook, The Practice of Piety. He was an exceptional man in his own day, a bishop of the Church of England in Wales who actually preached in the Welsh language. Educated at Exeter