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Samuel Whitaker (1587 - 1617)

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Samuel Whitaker
Born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Englandmap
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Biography

Samuel was born in 1587. He was the son of William Whitaker and Susan Culverwell.[1]

In 1598 he went to Eton College as a chorister[1] and he is recorded there in 1600 in the Eton College Register.[2] He went on to study at King's College, Cambridge.[3] In 1607/8 he was elected a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, where he remained for the rest of his life.[1][3]

He passed away in 1617 and was buried in the chapel of King's College, Cambridge.[1][3]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Porter, Harry Culverwell. Alexander Whitaker: Cambridge Apostle to Virginia, The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 14, No. 3 (July 1957), pp. 317-343
  2. Berkshire, Eton College Register, 1441-1698, FindMyPast
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Venn, J A, Alumni Cantabigienses, Cambridge University Press 1922-1954, Ancestry.co.uk
  • Porter, Harry Culverwell. Alexander Whitaker: Cambridge Apostle to Virginia, The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 14, No. 3 (July 1957), pp. 325, 327, 331 and 342 - viewable at JSTOR, (free) account signup required


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