Davys, George, Dd
Davys, George, D.D.
a bishop of the Church of England, graduated at Christ College, Cambridge, in 1803, and became a fellow; subsequently was curate of Littlebury, and in 1814 of Chesterford; afterwards of Swaffham Prior; removed to Kensington, and was appointed tutor to the princess Victoria;, was advanced to the see of Peterborough in 1839, and died April 18, 1864, aged eighty-four years. In theology Dr. Davys belonged to the evangelical section of his church, although he took no part in theological controversy. See Amer. Quar. Church Rev. July 1864, page 326.