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vincent   Link to this

John Gauden 1605-62, English clergyman. writer? of Eikon Basilike
Gauden was Bishop of Exeter (1660-62) and of Worcester (1662).
Gave it up when he came into some nice Real Estate.
Sermon preached in St. Paul’s Church London before the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor, Lord General, Aldermen etc. on February 28, 1659 (1660)

other links:
Eikon Basilike [Gr.,=royal image], subtitled “the Portraiture of His Sacred Majesty in His Solitudes and Sufferings,” a work published soon after the execution of Charles I of England in 1649. It purports to be the king's spiritual autobiography.
from http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0816884....
his work still brings forth comment

vicenzo   Link to this

this could be the same 1st mentioned in the Commons:
Resolved, &c. That Dr. Gauden be desired to preach and assist in carrying on the Work of Fasting and Humiliation before the House, at Margarett's, Westminster, on Monday next; and Mr. Recorder of London is desired to give him Notice thereof.

From: British History Online
Source: House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 25 April 1660. Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8, (1802).
URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?com...
Date: 05/03/2005

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