Cook, Frederic Charles
Cook, Frederic Charles a clergyman of the Church of England, was born at Millbrook, Dec. 1, 1804. He was educated at St. John's College, graduating in 1828. He then became one of her majesty's inspectors of schools; prebendary of St. Paul's Cathedral, 1856-65; preacher at Lincoln's Inn, 1860-80; prebendary of Lincoln Cathedral, 1861-64; chaplain in ordinary to the queen, 1857; canon of Exeter, 1864; chaplain to the bishop of London, 1869; precentor of Exeter, 1872. He died June 22, 1889. He was the author of Acts of the Apostles, with Commentary (1849): — Sermons at Lincoln's Inn (1863): — Church Doctrine and Spiritual Life (1879): — The Revised Version of the First Three Gospels Considered in its Bearings upon the Record of Our Lord's Words and of Incidents in His Life (1882): — Deliver us from Evil (1883): — The Origin of Religion and Language (1884): — Letters Addressed to Reverend H. Wace and J. Earle (1885). He also edited the Bible (Speaker's) Commentary (1871-82, 10 volumes), contributing the introductions to Exodus, Psalms, and Acts, and the comments on Job, Habakkuk, Mark, Luke, and First Peter; also the comments on Exodus, Psalms, and Matthew.