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October 1614, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England.

September 1, 1687, Cambridge, England.

More was educated at Eton and Christ’s College, Cambridge, where he graduated in 1635, and became a Fellow of the College in 1639. He declined various offers of high position, and spent his time mainly studying philosophy, and as a private tutor. His poems, collected and edited by Dr. Grossart, were included in the Chertsey Worthies Library. His works include:

  1. Holy Son of God Most High, The
  2. When Christ His Body Up Had Borne

More’s burial place