Fell, Samuel, Dd

Fell, Samuel, D.D.

a learned English divine, was born in the parish of St. Clement Danes, London, in 1594, and was educated at Christ Church, Oxford. In 1626 he was made Margaret professor of divinity, and had a prebend at Worcester. He was then a Calvinist, but, renouncing that system, he was made dean of Lichfield in 1637, and in 1638 dean of Christ Church. He was appointed vice-chancellor in 1645, which office he retained until 1647. He died February 1, 1648-49. He published Primitiae; sive Oratio Habita Oxoniae in Scholia Theologiae, November 9, 1626. See Chalmers, Biog. Diet. s.v.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.

 
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