Coxe, Richard Charles
Coxe, Richard Charles an eminent English divine, was born in 1800. He graduated at Worcester College, Oxford, in 1821, was ordained deacon in 1823, and priest in 1824; in 1841 became vicar of Newcastle upon Tyne; in 1843 honorary canon of Durham, and one of the select preachers before the University of Oxford; in 1853 archdeacon of Lindisfarne, with the vicarage of Englingham annexed; and in 1857 canon of Durham. He died at Englingham, August 25, 1865. Archdeacon Coxe was the author of several valuable theological works, a number of sermons, and a few volumes of poems of a high order of merit. See Appleton's Annual Cyclopedia, 1865, page 674.