John Marckant

Short Name: John Marckant
Full Name: Marckant, John

Marckant, John, fl. 1562; one of contributors to the Sternhold & Hopkins metrical psalter of 1562; inducted vicar of Clacton-Magna 1559; Vicar of Shopland, Essex 1563-8.

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16th Century

Marckant was Incumbent of Clacton Magna (1559) & Shopland (1563-68), England. He wrote only few small pieces: a political poem on Lord Wentworth (1558-59); a New Year’s gift entitled With Speed Return to God; and Verses to Divers Good Purposes (circa 1580). He also contributed four entries to the metrical version of the Psalms known as the Old Version.

Sources:
Hughes, pp. 141-46
Julian, p. 863

http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/r/c/marckant_j.htm

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Wikipedia Biography

John Marckant or Markant (died in or before 1586) was an English cleric, known as one of the contributors to the Sternhold and Hopkins Metrical Psalter of 1562.

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