Thomas Washbourne

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Thomas Washbourne (1606–1687) was an English clergyman and poet, known for his 1654 book Divine Poems. The Poems of Thomas Washbourne, D.D. was published in 1869, edited by Alexander Grosart, and kept Washbourne's name as a religious poet alive.

He was born at Wichenford, in Worcestershire, and educated at Balliol College, Oxford. He became in 1642 rector of Dumbleton, while a prebendary canon of Gloucester Cathedral.

John Fell was his brother-in-law.

References[edit]

  • Concise Dictionary of National Biography