Blackall, Offspring, Dd
Blackall, Offspring, D.D., bishop of Exeter, was born in London 1654, and educated at Cambridge. After successive pastorates at Okenden, Essex, and St. Mary's, London, he was made bishop of Exeter 1707, and died 1716. He had the reputation of being one of the best preachers of his age. His- sermons on the, Sufficiency of Revelation and on the Sermon on the Mount are collected in his Works, with Life of the Author, by Archbishop Dawes (Lond. 1723, 2 vols. fol.). There is also an edition of the Practical Discourses (8 vols. 8vo, Lond. 1717).-Darling, Cyclop. Bible, s.v.