See also:English divine, was
See also:born at Gainsborough,
See also:Lincolnshire, on the 8th of
See also:September 1626 . He entered
See also:College, Cambridge, in 1644, and after taking orders in 1651 became successively
See also:chaplain to
See also:Sir Walter St
See also:John and
See also:vicar of
See also:Battersea, Surrey . He was afterwards (1662) preferred to the rectory of St Paul's, Covent
See also:London, where he continued to labour during the plague . He was appointed dean of
See also:Peterborough in 1679, and
See also:bishop of
See also:Chichester in 1689, in which
See also:year he was employed, along with others of the new bishops, to settle the affairs of the
See also:Church in
See also:Ireland . In 1691 he was translated to the see of Ely, which he held until his
See also:death on the 31st of May 1707 . His sermons and devotional writings, which are very numerous, were long held in high estimation, and his Commentary on the
See also:Historical and Poetical Books of the Old Testament, in ro vols., brought down as far as the
See also:Song of Solomon, was reprinted as recently as 1853 . His Friendly Debate between a Conformist and a
See also:Nonconformist was a controversial
See also:tract which excited considerable feeling at the
See also:time of its publication in 1668, but he lived long enough to soothe by his moderation and candour the exasperation it had caused . He also contributed to a
See also:volume of Poems upon Divine and Moral Subjects (1719) . The first collected edition of his
See also:works appeared at
See also:Oxford in 1859 (9 vols., 8vo) ; a small Autobiography was published also at Oxford in 1839 .
PATRICK FRASER TYTLER (1791-1849)
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