Barry, Edward, Dd

Barry, Edward, D.D., an English divine, was born at Bristol about 1759. He was originally intended for the medical profession, and, after the usual course of study, graduated as M.D. at St. Andrews College. Preferring to enter the Church, he received the curacy of Marylebone, London, where he was very popular as a preacher. Subsequently he obtained the living of St. Leonard's, Wallingford, where he died, Jan. 16, 1822. Dr. Barry was ain energetic and successful clergyman, and an able defender of the principles of the Church of England. The following are a few of the works published by him: A Letter to Mr. Cumberland, occasioned by his letter to the bishop of Llandaff (1783, 8vo): — Theological, Philosophical, and Moral Essays (2d ed. 1791, 8vo): — The Friendly Call of Truth and Reason to a New Species of Dissenters (1799, 8vo; 4th ed. 1812): Works (1806, 3 vols. 8vo): — a number of Sermons, etc. See (Lond.) Ann. Reg., 1822, p. 266.

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