Neve, Timothy (2), Dd
Neve, Timothy (2), D.D.
an eminent English divine, son of the preceding, was born at Spalding in 1724. He studied at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, of which he was elected fellow in 1747. He became successively chaplain of Merton College, rector of Geddington (in 1762) and of Middleton Stoney; was elected Margaret professor of divinity at Oxford, and installed prebendary of Worcester in 1783. He died in 1798. He was an able theologian and scholar. He published a sermon preached before the earl of Westmoreland, chancellor of the University of Oxford, on July 8, 1759, and entitled The Comparative Blessings of Christianity — Eight Sermons preached, in 1781, at the Lecture founded by the Reverend John Bampton (Oxf. 1781, 8vo): — Seventeen Sermons on various Subjects (ibid. 1798, 8vo): — Animadversiolas on Phillips's Life of Cardinal Pole (ibid. 1766, 8vo). See Darling, Cycl. Bibliographica, 2:2169; Genesis Biog.Dict. s.v.; Hook, Eccles. Biog. 7, s.v.