Gally, Henry, Dd

Gally, Henry, D.D.

an English divine, was born at Beckenham, Kent, in August 1696, and was educated at Benet College, Cambridge. In 1724 he was chosen lecturer of St. Paul's Covent-garden, and in the same year was instituted to the rectory of Wavendon or Wanden, in Buckinghamshire. The king preferred him to a prebend in the Cathedral of Gloucester in 1728, and three years later to one in Norwich. He died August 7, 1769. He was the author of two sermons on the Misery of Man, preached in 1723: — The Moral Character of Theophrastus, translated from the Greek, with notes: — A Critical Essay on Characteristic Wriiting: — Sermon before the House of Commons. See Chalmers, Biog. Dict. s.v.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.

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