Dillingham, Francis an English divine, was born at Dean, Bedfordshire; became a fellow in Christ College, Cambridge; was an excellent linguist and subtle disputant; was chosen in 1607 one of the translators of the Bible, being on the 1 Chronicles-Eccles. committee; was richly beneficed at Wilden, Bedfordshire, and died there. See Fuller, Worthies of England (ed. Nuttall), 1:170; Anderson, Annals of the English Bible (ed. Prime), page 406.