The Church of St George the Martyr, Dean Prior
of the 17th century English poet Robert Herrick may already be aware that
he was the Dean Prior Vicar from 1629 to 1674, except during the
Cromwellian period when he was evicted.
was Born in August 1591, in London and Died in October 1674, in Dean
Prior. Said to be a dynamic preacher, he was once reputed to have thrown
his sermon at the congregation when he did not feel they were paying
attention! A small inscribed window pane on the East side of the Church
commemorates his incumbency.
Church owns a library of books containing biographies and collections of
Robert Herrick's work. These books are to be housed in Exeter.
||Anyone interested, is welcome to make an appointment to view them. Please email Mr. Simon Baker, entitling your email Herrick Library|
OTHER HERRICK LINKS
|Essays and articles||Biography and Links||Selected Poetry|
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