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JOHN SYM
(1581c.-1638)

from Lifes Preservative Against Self-Killing

  John Sym, a zealous Calvinist minister born in Scotland and bred under its predestinarian theology, became rector of Leigh-on-Sea in Essex, England, where he remained until his death. He was much respected by his parishioners, though eventually hated by … Continue reading

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