Hughes, George, Bd

Hughes, George, B.D.

an English Nonconformist, was born in Southwark in 16)3, and educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. He became fellow of Pembroke College, then lecturer at Allhallows, London, and afterwards minister of Tavistock. During the Rebellion he obtained the living of St. Andrew's. Plymouth, but was ejected for nonconformity in 1662. — He died in 1667. Hughes was a divine of good natural capacity and learning, and an exact critic for his time. His principal works are: An Analytical Exposition of the whole Book of Genesis, and of the first twenty-three Chapters of' Exodus, wherein the various readings are observed, etc. (1672, fol.) — Aphorisms, or Select

Propositions of the Scriptures, shortly determining the Doctrine of the Sabbath (1670, sm. 8vo). — Darling, Cyclopedia Bibliographica, 1, 1568.

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