Thomas Case (1598–1682)
Thomas Case (1598 – 1682)
Was born at Bexley in 1598, and educated at Christ Church, Oxford. Being expelled from the iving of Erpingham, in Norfolk, for Nonconformity, he joined the Parliament, and was appointed, when that party came to power, to the Ministry of St. Mary Magdalen, Milk Street, London. Subsequently he became Lecturer at Alder-manbury, St. Giles, Cripplegate, and finally rector of St. Giles in the Fields. He was the originator of the "Morning Exercises," in which some of the ablest Nonconformist sermons were published between 1677-90. He was imprisoned in the Tower on a charge of being implicated in Love's plot. He died in 1682.
[See "Wood's Athena" and "Fasti," and "Granger's Biographical History."]