Plumptre, Edward Hayes, Dd

Plumptre, Edward Hayes, D.D.

a clergyman of the Church of England, was born in London, August 6, 1821. Graduating from University College, Oxford, in 1844, he became fellow of Brasenose College 1844-47. In 1851-58 he was assistant preacher at Lincoln's Inn, and select preacher at Oxford, 1851-53, 1864- 66, 1872-73. He was also chaplain of King's College, London, 1847-68, and professor of pastoral theology there, 1853-63, and dean of Queen's College, London, 1855-75; prebendary of Portpool, in St. Paul's Cathedral, 1863-81, and professor of exegesis in King's College, London, at the same time. In 1869-73 he was rector of Pluckley, Kent. He was Grinfield lecturer on the Septuagint at Oxford in 1872-74, and vicar of Bickley, Kent, in 1873-81; principal of Queen's College, London, 1875-77. In 1881 he. was installed as Dean of Wells. He died in January 1891. He was the Boyle lecturer for 1866-67, and a member of the Old Testament Committee of Revision. He was the author of several Commentaries: — Introduction to the New 'Testament: — Life and Letters of Thomas Kerr: — and other volumes.

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