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GEORGE EDWARD LYNCH COTTON (1813–1866)

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 255 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GEORGE EDWARD LYNCH COTTON (1813–1866), English educationist and divine, was born at Chester on the 29th of October 1813. He received his education at Westminster school, and at Trinity College, Cambridge. Here he joined the Low Church party, and was also the intimate friend of several disciples of Thomas Arnold, among whom were C. J. Vaughan and W. J. Conybeare. The influence of Arnold determined the character and course of his life. He graduated B.A. in 1836, and
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