Published genealogies and biographies: Brook's Lives of the Puritan


JOHN GUMBLEDEN, A.M. — This person was born in Hampshire, in the year 1598, and educated first at Broadgate-hall, then in Christ's church, Oxford, where he took his degree in arts. In 1632 he was admitted to the reading of the sentences. After completing his studies at the university, he preached for several years at Longworth in Berkshire. When the civil wars broke out, he espoused the cause of the parliament, became chaplain to Robert, earl of Leicester, and afterwards, for some time, rector of Coyt-church in Glamorganshire. In this situation he died about the month of October, 1657, aged fifty-nine years. His remains were interred at that place.*

HIS WORKS.—1. A Sermon on Gen. vi. 5-7., 1626. —2. A Sermon on Gen. xxii. 1,2., 1627. —3. God's great Mercy to Mankind in Jesus Christ, a Sermon at Paul's Cross, on Isa. liii. 6., 1628. —4. Two Sermons before the University of Oxford. 1657. —5. Christ tempted, the Devil conquered: or a short Exposition on a Part of the Fourth Chapter of St. Matthew's Gospel, 1657. —6. A Sermon on Acts i. 1-5.

* Wood's Athenm Oxon, vol. ii. p.135.

BROOK, B. The lives of the Puritans. 3v. 1813
LDS fiche 6029716/493/p.218
1813

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