Davies, Sneyd, Dd

Davies, Sneyd, D.D.

an English clergyman, was born at Shrewsbury, and educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge, taking his degrees in 1737 and 1739. He was collated to the canonry of Lichfield in 1751; soon after presented to the mastership of St. John's Hospital, Lichfield was also archdeacon of Derby, and rector of Kingsland, in Herefordshire. He died February 6, 1769. He wrote several of the anonymous imitations of Horace in Dundombe's edition (1767), and at the end of volume four is given the character of the ancient Romans, from a poem by him, entitled, The Progress of Science. See Chalmers, Biog. Dict. s.v.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.

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