November 30, 1594, Norwich, England.
January 15, 1672, Westminster, England.
In the chapel dedicated to St. Peter, which Cosin himself erected and consecrated, at Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England.
Cosin was educated at the Free School in Norwich. upon taking Holy Orders, he became Prebendary of Durham Cathedral; Rector of Brancepeth, 1626; Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge, 1634; and Vice Chancellor of the University and Dean of Peterborough, 1640. He suffered much at the hands of the Puritans, but after the Restoration in 1660, became Dean, then Bishop, of Durham.