While at Rochester he appointed William Laud as his chaplain and gave him several valuable preferments. His political activity while bishop of Durham was rewarded with a privy councillorship in 1627. Neile sat regularly in the courts of Star Chamber and high commission. His correspondence with Laud and with Sir Dudley Carleton and Sir Francis Windebank (Charles I's secretaries of state) are valuable sources for the history of the time.
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RichardNeile, archbishop of York, died in the house belonging to the prebend of Stillington, within the Cathedral Close, 31 Oct., 1640, and was buried in All Saints' chapel, in the Minster, without any memorial.
Easdall was vicar-general and official principal to archbishops Neile and Williams, and chancellor of the diocese.
Richard Marsh was born at Finchamstead, co. Herts, in 1585.
Richard Mather was born in Lowton, a village in the parish of Winwick near Liverpool, England in 1596.
Richard played an active part such discussions and was chosen to answer on behalf of the colonies ministers, thirty-two questions relating to church government that were propounded by the general court in 1639.
Richard followed this in 1643 with: â€śChurch-Government and Church-Covenant Discussedâ€ť and â€śApologie of the Churches in New-England for Church Covenantâ€ť, this second publication is the earliest comprehensive presentation of New England Puritan church doctrine, and at the time served as the standard justification for church policy and action.
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