Born: 1613, Walpole, Norfolk, England.
Died: 1669, Covent Garden, London, England.
Buried: St. Paul’s Church, London, England.
Pseudonym: William Birchley.
Austin was educated at St. John’s College, Cambridge. He became a Roman Catholic, entered Lincoln’s Inn to study for the bar, subsequently became a tutor, and finally devoted himself to literature. His works include:
Devotions in the Ancient Way of Offices Containing Exercises for Every Day in the Week, 1668
The Christian Moderator
Reflections on the Oath of Supremacy
Behold Dear Lord, We Come to Thee
Hark, My Soul, How Everything… Go to person page >