Buck, Charles an English Independent minister, was born in 1771. He served the churches at Sheerness, Hackney, and London, and died in 1815. He is the author of A Theological Dictionary (Lond. 1802, 2 vols. 8vo), which has since been considerably enlarged by Dr. Henderson (Lond. 1847, 8vo), and has had a wide circulation both in England and America. Though too small to suffice as a book of reference, it displays a remarkable talent for clearness of definition and description. It has been of much use in the preparation of this Cyclopaedia. His Anecdotes, Religious, Moral, and Entertaining (Lond. 1799, 12mo; 10th ed. 1842), has likewise gained a great popularity. — Allibone, Dictionary of Authors, 1, 276.