Franciscus Rous Armig:Collegii Etonensis Praepositus Anno Christi 1656. Aetatis.77.Adam the first this Image claymes as his, Within, the Second Adams Image is. That is the hidden Face not seene by thee By God it sees, and it Gods Face shall see.
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Rous, Francis (1580/81–1659), religious writer and politician, was educated at Oxford. He adopted the legal profession, and was MP. for Truro during the reigns of James and Charles I. He also represented Truro in the Long Parliament, and took part against the King and the bishops. He was appointed a member of the Westminster Assembly of the High Commission; and of the Triers for examining and licensing candidates for the ministry. He also held other appointments under Cromwell including that of Provost of Eton College. He died at Acton, Jan. 7th. 1659, and was buried in the chapel of Eton College.
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