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protected by the government. He finally joined the regicides Edmund Ludlow [q. v.] and Andrew Broughton [q. v.] at Lausanne, and removed with them to Vevey. He died there on 5 Nov. 1682, aged 74, and was buried in the church of St. Martin. Love married, on 6 Oct. 1655, Elizabeth Buggs of Lambeth (Chester, Westminster Abbey Marriage Register).

Pictures of considerable value and books formerly the property of Charles I were discovered in his house at Winchester after his flight at the Restoration. It is said to have been greatly owing to his exertions that the buildings of Winchester College were spared during the occupation of the town by Waller's horse.

[Woodward's Hampshire, i. 121n., 146, 187, 203, 204, 206; Berry's County Genealogies (Visitation of Hampshire, 1634), p. 267; Le Neve's Fasti (Hardy), iii. 34; Gardiner's Reg. of Wadham College, pp. 76-7, 482; Baigent and Millard's Hist. of Basingstoke, p. 492; Wood's Hist. and Antiq. of Oxford (Gutch), ii. 504; Nelson's Trial of Charles I, pp. 9, 10, 12, 16, 61, 81, 82; Milner's Hist. of Winchester, pp. 122-3 (Love's epitaph on his father); Cal. of State Papers, Dom. Ser. 1649 to 1663 passim; Willis's Notitia Parliamentaria, iii. 292; Thurloe State Papers, vii. 811; Mason's Milton, iv. 273, 300, 354-5, 413, 449, v. 454, 519, vi. 44, 54; Commons' Journals, vii. 42, 800; Noble's Lives of the Regicides, ii. 6-8; Hist. of King Killers, pt. v. p. 60; Ludlow's Memoirs, 1698, ii. 461, iii. 115-120; Notes and Queries, 5th ser. vi. 13; Proc. of Soc. of Antiq. of Scotland, 1883, new ser. v. 286-9 (account of the graves of the regicides at Vevey, with copies of the inscriptions); Cal. State Papers, Committee for Compounding, pp. 135, 1625, 2143, 2463 (3), 2479; Hist. MSS. Comm. 7th Rep. pp. 89-91; information from Joseph Foster, esq.]

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LOVE, RICHARD, D.D. (1596–1661), dean of Ely, son of Richard Love, an apothecary who died in 1605, was born in the parish of St. Mary the Great, Cambridge, on 26 Dec. 1596. He was probably educated at the free school, Cambridge, subsequently at Clare Hall, where he was a fellow before 1628. In 1628 he was proctor, and about the same time was made chaplain in ordinary to Charles I, who on 27 Oct. 1629 presented him to the living of Eckington, Derbyshire. In January 1630-1 he proceeded D.D., on the king's recommendation. On 12 Oct. 1631 he received the prebend of Tachbrook in Lichfield Cathedral. By a mandate from Charles I, Love was made master of Corpus Christi College on 4 April 1632, immediately on the death of Dr. Butts. A quarrel followed between Love and the Earl of Warwick. Warwick, supported by the king, tried to press a nominee of his own for a vacant fellowship, but the master and fellows resisted and finally the king directed the withdrawal of the candidate, after receiving a letter of apology and explanation from Love. From November 1633 to November 1634 Love was vice-chancellor. His most notable act in that capacity was to cause the arrest of Peter Hausted [q. v.] in the pulpit of St. Mary's while preaching a sermon against the neglect of religious duties in the university. During the plague of 1638 a license was granted to all fellows and scholars to leave the college, but the master stipulated for one remain 'for the safety of the college.' In July 1643 a general leave of absence was granted to the fellows, but Love was one the four heads of colleges at Cambridge who, 'by the special favour of their friends and their own wary compliance, continued in their places' (Fuller, Hist. of Cambridge, p. 169). Colonel Walton, the regicide, was Love's friend, and protected him during the supremacy of the parliament. In 1649 he was made Lady Margaret professor of Divinity, and appears to have retained his prebend, but in 1650 his hold on his preferments was imperilled by his refusal to subscribe the Engagement. His wife wrote to a relative that he had promised to live quietly and give no disturbance to the public, and anticipated ruin were he forced to resign the professorship. Whether or no he subscribed is not certain, but he managed to retain his preferments, and was even made a member of the assembly of divines, though he apparently took no part in the proceedings. Love composed two Latin congratulatory addresses on the return of Charles II, which he published in one volume at Cambridge, 1660, 4to. In the first, delivered at Cambridge, Love, with much address, expatiates on the calamities of the late rebellion, and adroitly excuses his temporary acquiescence. The second (published by the king's command) was presented by Love in person, acting as deputy vice-chancellor, at Whitehall, 5 June 1660. He also contributed to the Cambridge collection of verses which were published at the Restoration. So well did he recommend himself to Charles's favour that, besides allowing him to retain his other posts, the king made him dean of Ely by patent dated 14 Aug.; he was installed 28 Sept. He died at the beginning of February 1661, and was buried in his college chapel. Lloyd styled him a 'natural wit and orator,' and adds that when Lady Margaret professor he was sure 'to affront any man that put up questions against the doctrines or discipline of the church of England in the worst of times.' He seems to bare held moderate views. He