Carr, Roger (DNB00)


CARR, ROGER (d. 1612), divine, supposed to have been the son of a London printer of the same names, was matriculated as a sizar of Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, on 22 Nov. 1566, and went out B.A. 1569–70. On 23 Jan. 1572–3 he was instituted to the rectory of Little Raine in Essex, on the presentation of Henry Capel, esq. About 1583 he was suspended by Aylmer, bishop of London, for not wearing the surplice. He subsequently conformed to the orders of the church, and held the before-mentioned benefice till his death, which occurred shortly before 20 Jan. 1611–12.

It is believed that he was the author of: 1. ‘The Defence of the Soul against the strongest Assaults of Satan, by R. C.,’ London, 1578, 8vo. 2. ‘A Sermon on Joh. xix., by R. C.,’ London (T. Lawe and T. Nelson), n. d., 8vo. 3. ‘A godlie Form of Householde Gouernment: for the ordering of private Families, whereunto is adjoyned the seuerall duties of the husband towards his wife: and the wiues duty toward her husband, &c. Gathered by R. C.,’ London, 1598, 1600, 8vo. Dedicated to Robert Burgaine of Roxall [Roxwell?].

[Ames's Typogr. Antiq. (Herbert), 707, 868, 1294; Cooper's Athenæ Cantab. iii. 53; Davids's Essex Nonconformisty, 111; Lowndes's Bibl. Man. (Bohn), 342; Maitland's Index of Early Printed Books at Lambeth, 18; Newcourt's Repertorium, ii. 480.]

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