Butts, Robert, Dd
Butts, Robert, D.D.
an English prelate, became dean of Norwich in February, 1731, and was consecrated bishop of that see Feb. 25, 1733. He was translated to the see of Ely, May 25, 1738; 'and died at Ely House, Holborn, Jan. 26,1748. He published a Sermon on the Accession (1712): — Sermon before the House of Lords (1737) : — Charge to his Clergy (1740). See Le Neve, Fasti; Allibone, Diet. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.