Pelling, Edward, Dd
Pelling, Edward, D.D., an English divine, flourished in the second half of the 17th centurv. He was a graduate of Cambridge University, and was vicar of St. Helen's, London, in 1674; rector of St. Martin's, Ludgate, in 1678; canon of Westminster in 1683, and subsequently rector of Petworth. He died about the opening of the 18th century. He published A Discourse, philosophical and practical, on the Existence of God (Lond. 1696-1705, 2 pts. 8vo), and many occasional Sermons (1679-1703). some of which were in opposition to the doctrines of the Church of Rome. See Watts, Bibl. Brit. s.v.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.