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John Cowper

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Rev. John Cowper
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Reverend John Cowper was the son of Spencer Cowper and Pennington Goodeve.[1] He married Anne Donne, daughter of Roger Donne.[2] He died on 10 July 1756.[3]

He was educated at Christ's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. He was educated at Westminster School, Westminster, London, England. He graduated from Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1715 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.). He graduated from Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1718 with a Master of Arts (M.A.). He was the Rector after 1722 at Great Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England. He graduated from Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1728 with a Doctor of Divinity (D.D.).[4]

Children of Reverend John Cowper and Anne Donne

  1. William Cowper1 b. 15 Nov 1731, d. 25 Apr 1800
  2. Reverend John Cowper[5] b. 1737, d. 10 May 1770


Dr. John Cowper, chaplain of George II and Rector of Berkhamsted.

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  • L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 86. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  • Darryl Lundy, "The Peerage," A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe

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  1. The New Extinct Peerage. mrl
  2. The New Extinct Peerage. mrl
  3. The New Extinct Peerage. mrl
  4. The New Extinct Peerage. mrl
  5. L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage, page 87. mrl

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