Rogers, John (6), Dd

Rogers, John (6), D.D., an English divine, was born at Ensham, Oxfordshire, in 1679, was educated at New College school, Oxford, and in 1693 was elected scholar of Corpus Christi College. After taking his degree in arts and entering orders, he waited for a fellowship, which he secured in 1706, but in the meantime had become vicar of Buckland, Berkshire. He took the degree of B.D. in 1710, was made lecturer of St. Clement's Danes in 1712, afterwards becoming lecturer of the united parishes of Christ Church and St. Leonard's, Foster Lane. In 1716 he became rector of Wrington. Somersetshire; prebend of Wells in 1718; subdean of the same in 1721; chaplain to George II, then prince of Wales; and vicar of St. Giles's, Cripplegate, London, October, 1728. He died May 1, 1729. He wrote, The Visible and Invisible Church of Christ (2d ed. Lond. 1719, 8vo): — Necessity of Divine Revelation (1727, 8vo): — Sermons (4 vols. 8vo). See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.; Chalmers, Biog. Dict. s.v.; Darling, Cyclop. Bibliog. s.v.

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