Gordon, John (2), Dd, Fsa
Gordon, John (2), D.D., F.S.A.
a Church of England divine, was born at Whitworth, Durham, in 1725. He was a graduate of Emanuel College, Cambridge, where he took the degrees of A.B. in 1748, A.M. in 1752, and D.D. in 1765, at Petenrhouse; and was elected a fellow of Emanuel College in 1751. At his decease, which occurred January 19, 1793, he was precentor and archdeacon of Lincoln, and rector of Henstead, Suffolk. He was the author of a New Estimate of the Manners and Principles of the Times, 3 parts: — Occasional Thoughts on the Study of Classical Authors (1762): — and two Sermons preached at Cambridge. See (Lond.) Annual Register, 1793, page 69.