John Lightfoot (1602 – 1675)

Born on 29th March 1602 in Stoke-on-Trent, the son of Thomas Lightfoot, vicar of Uttoxeter, Staffordshire. After finishing his studies at Morton Green near Congleton, Cheshire, he went to Christ’s College, Cambridge. There he became extraordinarily proficient in Latin and Greek. After taking his degree he became the assistant master at Repton School, Derbyshire for … Continue reading John Lightfoot (1602 – 1675)