Walter Travers

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Walter Travers (died 1635) was a Puritan theologian. He was at one time chaplain to William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, and tutor to his son Robert Cecil.

He is remembered mostly as an opponent of the teaching of Richard Hooker. He was educated at the University of Cambridge, and then travelled to Geneva to visit Theodore Beza. He was ordained by Thomas Cartwright in Antwerp. He was a lecturer at the Temple Church in London in 1581, until he was forbidden to preach by Archbishop Whitgift in March 1586.

He was provost of Trinity College, Dublin from 1595 to 1598.Template:Reli-bio-stub

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