Perceval, Alfred P
Perceval, Alfred P.
an English divine of some distinction, was born near the opening of this century, and was educated at Oxford, where he became fellow of All- Soul's College. After taking holy orders, he was in 1824 made rector of East Horsley, and finally chaplain to the queen. He died in 1853. He published, Reasons why I an not a Member of the Bible Society (Lond. 1830, 8vo): — The Roman Schism Illustrated from the Records of the Catholic Church (Lond. 1836, 8vo): — Historical Notices concerning some of the Peculiar Tenets of the Church of Rome (new ed. Lond. 1837, 12mo): — Sermons, preached chiefly at the Chapel Royal, St. James's
(Lond. 1839, 8vo): — An Apologyfor the Doctrine of Apostolical Succession, with an Appendix on the English Orders (Lond. 1841, 2d ed. sm. 8vo): —A Collection of Papers connected with the Theological Movement of 1833 (Lond. 1842, 8vo): — Results of an Ecclesiastical Tour in Holland and Northern Germany (Lond. 1846, 12mo): — Plain Lectures on the Epistle to the Ephesians (Lond. 1846).