Macbride, John David, Dcl, Fsa
Macbride, John David, D.C.L., F.S.A., an eminent English Oriental scholar and author, was born in Norfolk, England, in 1788, and was educated at Exeter College, Oxford, where he became a fellow. He was in 1813 appointed principal of Magdalen Hall, and nominated to the readership in Arabic, and kept these positions until his death in 1868. His principal works are, Diatessaron, or Harmony of the Gospels (used in Oxford University): — Mohammnedanism: — Lectures on the Articles of the United Church of England and Ireland (1853): — Lectures on the Epistles (1858). See New Am. Cyclop. Annual for 1868, page 445.