See also:English schoolmaster and divine, was
See also:born in
See also:London and educated at
See also:College, Cambridge, where he afterwards became
See also:fellow, in the capacity first of mathematical lecturer, and afterwards of classical tutor . He was elected a public examiner of the university in 1804, and in the following
See also:year was one of the select preachers . As
See also:master of
See also:Harrow (1805-1829) his all-
See also:round knowledge, his tact and his skill as an athlete rendered his administration successful and popular . On his retirement he settled down at Gayton,
See also:Northamptonshire, a living which had been presented to him by his college in 1814 . In 1836 he became chancellor of the
See also:diocese of
See also:Peterborough, and in 1842 was appointed dean of Peterborough . His few publications include some notes of Harrow, entitled Harrow, a Selection of Lists of the School between 1770 and 1828 (Peterborough, 1849) . His eldest son,
See also:BUTLER (1819-1890), was
See also:principal of Liverpool College (1866-1882) and
See also:canon of Winchester . In 1852 he married Josephine
See also:Elizabeth, daughter of
See also:Grey of Dilston . She died on the 3oth of
See also:December 1906 (see her Autobiography, 1909) . Mrs Josephine Butler, as she was commonly called afterwards, was a woman of intense moral and spiritual force, who devoted herself to
See also:work, and specially to resisting the " state regulation of
See also:vice " whether by the C.D . Acts in India or by any
See also:system analogous to that of the continent in England . His youngest son, the Rev .
See also:MONTAGU BUTLER, became one of the best-known scholars of his
See also:day . Born in 1833, and educated at Harrow and Trinity, Cambridge, he was
See also:senior classic in 1855 and was elected a fellow of his college . In 1859 he became head master of Harrow, as his
See also:father had been, and only resigned on being made dean of
See also:Gloucester in 1885 . In r886 he was elected master of Trinity, Cambridge . His publications include various volumes of sermons, but his reputation rests on his wide scholarship, his remarkable gifts as a public
See also:speaker, and his
See also:practical influence both as a headmaster and at Cambridge . He married first (1861), Georgina Elliot, and secondly (1888) Agneta Frances
See also:Ramsay (who in 1887 was senior classic at Cambridge), and had five sons and two daughters .
CHARLES BUTLER (1750–1832)
JOSEPH BUTLER (1692-1752)
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