1614–1687
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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