Fellow of a Collegefellowes, Robert

Fellow Of A College SEE FELLOWSHIP Fellowes, Robert was born in Norfolk, England, in 1770; studied at St. Mary's Hall,, Oxford, took holy orders in 1795, and died in 1847. His theological speculations gradually led him to reject the doctrines of the Established Church, and to adopt the opinions found in his Religion of the Universe, published in London in 1836. He was an intimate friend of Dr. Parr and baron Maseres, the latter of whom left him the greater part of his large fortune, to be dispensed in literary and benevolent enterprises. He was for some time editor of the London Critical Review. He was an early advocate of the establishment of the University of London, of which hue was a liberal benefactor. Among his works are Christian Philosophy (1798, 2d ed. 1799, 8vo) :-Supplement to do: — Religion without Cant (1801, 8vo) :- Guide to Immortality (1804, 3 vols.- 8vo):-Manual of Piety (1807, 8vo):-A Body of Theology (1807, 2 vols. 8vo).-Appleton, Cyclopcedia, s.v.; Allibone, Dictionary of Authors, i, 534.

 
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