Madox, Isaac, Dd
Madox, Isaac, D.D.
an English divine, was born in London in 1697; was educated at one of the universities of Scotland, and at Queen's College, Cambridge; was successively curate of St. Bride's, domestic chaplain to Dr. Waddington, bishop of Chichester; rector of St. Vedast, in Foster Lane, London. In 1729 he was appointed clerk of the closet to queen Caroline; in 1733 became dean of Wells; in 1736, bishop of St. Asaph; was translated to the see of Worcester in 1743, and died in 1759. Dr. Madox published a number of Sermons (London, 1734-53), and a review of the first volume of Neal's Hist. of the Puritans, entitled A Vindication of the Government,
Doctrine, and Worship of the Church of England established in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth (1733, 8vo). — Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.; Hook, Eccles. Biog. 7:208.