Doyly, George, Dd

Doyly, George, D.D.

an eminent divine .of the Church of England, was born in London October 31, 1778, and graduated B.A. at Benedict College, Cambridge, in 1808, as second wrangler and second Smith's prizeman, and M.A. in 1803. In 1811 he was made Christian advocate, and D.D. in 1821. He became rector of Buxted in 1815, rector of Lambeth, and of Sundridge, Kent, in 1820, and died January 8, 1846. He was a frequent contributor on theological subjects to the Quarterly Review. Among his other numerous writings are Life of Abp. Sancroft (Lond. 1621, 2 volumes, 8vo; 1840, 8vo): — Sermons, chiefly doctrinal (London, 1827, 8vo): — Sermons at St. Mary, Lanbeth (London, 1847, 2 volumes, 8vo). He also, with bishop Mant, edited Notes explanatory and practical on the, authorized Version of the Bible (Lond. 1845, 3 volumes, royal 8vo). There is a good American edition of this work, which, as a judicious compilation from the best annotators, has a special value for popular use, as well as for theological students (edited by bishop Hobart, 1818-20, 2 volumes, 4to, with additional notes).

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