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Heylyn was born in Burford, Oxfordshire, the son of Henry Heylyn and
Elizabeth Clampard. He entered Merchant Taylors' School in March
1612. At 14 he was sent to Hart Hall, Oxford, and matriculated from
Magdalen College, Oxford, on 19 January 1616, aged 16. He was awarded
BA on 17 October 1617 and was elected a Fellow in 1618. He lectured
on historical geography at Magdalen.
Heylyn was awarded MA on 1 July 1620. In 1620 he presented his
lecture to Prince Charles, at Theobalds. He was incorporated at
Microcosmus. A little description of the great world 1621 (−1639); enlarged and entitled Cosmographie in four bookes, containing the chorographie and historie of the whole world 1652 (1674) The history of St. George of Cappadocia (1631) The history of the Sabbath (1636) A coale from the altar (1636) Antidotum Lincolniense; or an answer to a book entitled, The Holy Table, name and thing (1637) A brief and moderate answer to the seditious and scandalous Challenge of H. Burton (1637) Ἡρωολογια Anglorum; or, a help to English history (1641) The historie of episcopacie (1642) The undeceiving of the people in the point of tithes (1648) Extraneus vapulans; or, the observator rescued from the violent but vaine assaults of Hamon L'Estrange, (1656) A full relation of two journeys: the one, into the mainland of France; the other, into some of the adjacent islands (1656) Ecclesia vindicata; or, the Church of England justified (1657) The stumbling-block of disobedience and rebellion cunningly laid by Calvin in the subjects way, discovered, censured and removed (1658) Examen historicum, or a discovery and examination of the mistakes in some modern histories (1659) Certamen epistolare; or the letter-combate with Mr. Baxter, etc. (1659) Historia quinqu-articularis; or a declaration of the judgement of the Western churches, particularly of the church of England, in the five controverted points reproached by the name of Arminianism (1660) Ecclesia restaurata; or, the History of the Reformation of the Church of England (1661) Aerius redivivus; or, the history of the presbyterians from 1536 to 1647 a 1662 (1670) Cyprianus Anglicus; or the history of the life and death of William Laud a 1662 (1668, 1671) Κειμηλιαέκκληδιαδτικα Historical and miscellaneous tracts a 1662 (1681)
and the very, very rare:
Chorography and History of the Whole World (1682) more on this book in links below
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^ Robert Mayhew, Geography is twinned with divinity; Geographical
Review, Vol 90, No 1, January 2000.
^ A register of the scholars admitted into Merchant Taylors' School
^ a b c 'Alumni Oxonienses, 1500-1714: Hawten-Hider', Alumni
Oxonienses 1500-1714: Abannan-Kyte (1891), pp. 679-705. Date accessed:
15 January 2012
^ a b This article incorporates text from a publication now in
the public domain: "Heylyn, Peter". Dictionary of National
Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.
^ Royce MacGillivray; Restoration Historians and the English Civil
War, Springer, 1974, ISBN 90-247-1678-0.
Oxford English Dictionary
WorldCat Identities VIAF: 10016716 LCCN: n50039547 ISNI: 0000 0001 1593 5384 SUDOC: 085829544 BNF: cb135785006 (da