Cobden, Edward, Dd
Cobden, Edward, D.D.
all English divine and chaplain in ordinary to George II. was educated at Trinity College, Oxford, and King's College, Cambridge, where he took his master's degree in 1713. Early in, life he was chaplain to bishop Gibson, to whom he was indebted for preferment to the united rectories of St. Austin and St. Faith, in London, with that of Acton, in Middlesex, a prebend in St. Paul's, another at Lincoln, and the archdeaconry of London. Dr. Cobden collected his whole works in 1757, under the title of Discourses and Essays. Another noted work was Concio ad Clerum, XI Cal. Maii (1752).
He died April 22, 1764. See Chalmers, Biog. Dict. s.v.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.