Burgon, John William, Dd

Burgon, John William, D.D.

a clergyman of the Church of England, was born at Smyrna, in Asia Minor, August 21, 1813. He graduated from Worcester College, Oxford, in 1845. In 1846 he became fellow of Oriel College, and Gresham lecturer in divinity in 1868. He was made vicar of St. Mary the Virgin. Oxford, in 1863,, and dean of Chichester in 1876 . He died August 4, 1889. Among his works are, Petra: a Poem (1846): — Oxford Reformers (1854): — Plain Commentary on the Book of Psalms (1857, 2 volumes): — The Last Twelve Verses of the Gospel according to St. Mark Vindicated against Recent Critical Objectors and Established (1871): — Poems (1885).

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