, son of the rev. W. Broad, of Rendcombe, in Gloucestershire, was
, son of the rev. W.
Broad, of Rendcombe, in Gloucestershire, was born in
1577, and educated at St. Mary’s-hall, Oxford, which he
entered in 1594, but soon after went to Aiban-hall, where
he took his degrees in arts: In 1611, on the death of his
father, he became rector of Rendcombe, where he was
held in high esteem for piety and learning, and where he
died, and was buried in the chancel of his church, in June,
1635. He wrote: 1. a “
Touchstone for a Christian,”
The Christian’s Warfare,' ibid.
1613, 12mo. 3.” Three questions on the Lord’s Day,
Oxon. 1621, 4to. 4.” Tractatus de Sabbato, in
quo doctrina ecclesise primitives declaratur ac defenditur,"
1627, 4to, and two treatises on the same subject, left in
manuscript, and published, with an answer, by George
Abbot (not the archbishop), as mentioned in his life.