John Flower (theologian)

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John Flower
Born 1624[1]
Cubley, Derbyshire
Died after 1658
Education St Peter's College, Oxford
Occupation theologian
Parent(s) William Flower

John Flower (born around 1624 died after 1658) was a nonconformist theologian and the son of William Flower of Cubley, Derbyshire. He became a commoner of New Inn Hall,[1] now St Peter's College, Oxford, in Act term 1640. He became a Bachelor of Arts on the 2 April 1647, and was created M.A. by the parliamentary visitors on 14 April 1648. According to Anthony Wood[2] "he was soon after preacher of God's word at Ilmington in Warwickshire, and afterwards at Staunton in Nottinghamshire, where I find him in 1658."


  1. ' The Free and Honourable Servant, set forth in his Privileges and Prerogatives,' London, 1652.
  2. ' Several Quaeries concerning the Church of Jesus Christ upon Earth, briefly explained and resolved,' London, 1658.[1]


  1. ^ a b c  Stephen, Leslie, ed. (1889). "Flower, John". Dictionary of National Biography. 19. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 
  2. ^ Wood's Fasti Oxon. (Bliss), ii. 101, 112 ; Notes and Queries, 2nd ser. xii. 46.] Gr. G.