John Gauden

Gauden, John (gôˈdən) [key], 1605–62, English clergyman. He claimed to have written the Eikon Basilike (1649), a tract in defense of Charles I. After the Restoration, Gauden was bishop of Exeter (1660–62) and of Worcester (1662).

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