Lamb, John D.D., an English divine and antiquary, was born about 1790. He was made master of Corpus Christi College in 1822, and in 1837 was honored with the deanery of Bristol. He died in 1850. Lamb published Hist. Account of the XXXIX Articles, 1553-1571 (Cambridge, 1829,4to; 2d ed. 1835,4to); etc. See Lond. Gentl. Mag. 1848, part 2, page 55; 1850, part 1, page 667; Christian Remembrancer, June 1829.