See also:English divine and
See also:scholar, youngest
See also:brother of the poet
See also:William Words-worth, was
See also:born on the 9th of
See also:June 1774, and was educated at Trinity
See also:College, Cambridge, where he became a
See also:fellow in 1798 . Twelve years later he received the degree of D.D . He took
See also:holy orders, and obtained successive preferments through the
See also:patron-age of
See also:Manners Sutton,
See also:bishop of Norwich, afterwards (1805) archbishop of Canterbury, to whose son
See also:Charles (afterwards
See also:Speaker of the
See also:House of
See also:Commons, and
See also:viscount Canterbury) he had been tutor . He had in 1802 attracted
See also:attention by his defence of Granville
See also:Sharp's then novel
See also:canon " on the uses of the definitive article" in New Testament textual
See also:criticism . In 18ro he published an Ecclesiastical Biography in 6 volumes . On the
See also:death of Bishop Mansel, in 1820, he was elected
See also:Master of Trinity, and retained that position till 1841, when he resigned . He is regarded as the
See also:father of the
See also:modern " classical tripos," since he had, as
See also:vice-chancellor, originated in 1821 a proposal for a public examination in
See also:classics and divinity, which, though then rejected,
See also:bore fruit in 1822 . Otherwise his mastership was undistinguished, and he was not a popular
See also:head with the college . He died on the 2nd of
See also:February 1846, at Buxted . In his Who wrote Ikon Basiiike ? (1824), and in other writings, he advocated the claims of Charles I. to its authorship; and in 1836 hepublished, in 4 volumes, a
See also:work of Christian Institutes, selected from English divines . He married in 1804
See also:Miss Priscilla Lloyd (d .
See also:sister of Charles Lamb's friend Charles Lloyd; and he had three sons,
See also:John W . (1805–1839), Charles (q.v.), and Christopher (q.v.); the two latter both became bishops, and John, who became a fellow and classical lecturer at Trinity College, Cambridge, was an industrious and erudite scholar .
CHARLES WORDSWORTH (1806–1892)
CHRISTOPHER WORDSWORTH (1807–1885)
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