Circa 1603–1678

May 14, 1768.

Barton was for some time min­is­ter at St. Mar­tin’s, Lei­ces­ter. He compiled one of the earliest collections of Eng­lish language hymns (as distinct from psalters). A friend of Ri­chard Bax­ter, he compiled, at Baxter’s request, four metrical renderings of the Te De­um. His other works in­clude:

  1. Dublin