Gill, Alexander

Gill, Alexander an English philologist and theologian, was born in Lincolnshire February 27, 1564. He studied and graduated in Corpus Christi College, Oxford. In 1608 he became principal of St. Paul's school, which post he filled until his death, Nov. 17,1635. He gained much reputation as a philologist and theological critic by his Treatise concerning the Trinity (1601, 8vo): — Logonomia Anglica (1621, 4to): Sacred Philosophy of Holy Scripture,

or a Commentary on the Creed (1635, 8vo). See Wood, Athene Oxonienses, volume 1 (London, 1691, 2 volumes, fol.); Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Ginerale, 20:523; Knight, Life of Colet; Allibone, Diet. of Authors, 1:671.

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