Rose, Hugh James

Rose, Hugh James, an English clergyman, was born in Little Horsted, Surrey, in 1795, and was educated at Trinity College. Cambridge. He gained the first Bell's scholarship in 1814, took his degree in 1817, became tutor to the son of the duke of Athol, was ordained deacon and became curate of Uckfield, Surrey, in 1818. In 1821 he became vicar of Horsham, Surrey; in 1825

select preacher at Cambridge; in 1826 chaplain to bishop Howley, and prebendary of Chichester, 182733. In 1830 he became rector of Hadleigh, Suffolk; exchanged it for Fairstead and Werley, Essex, in 1833, and immediately exchanged the latter for St. Thomas's, Southwark, which he retained until his death. He was made professor of divinity of the University of Dublin in 1833, domestic chaplain to the archbishop of Canterbury in 1834, and principal of King's College, London, in 1836. Rose died at Florence, Italy, Dec. 22, 1838. He was the author of Christianity Always Progressive (1829, 8vo): — Notices of the Mosaic Law (1831, 8vo): — The Gospel an Abiding System (1832, 8vo): — an edition of Parkhurst's Greek Lexicon: — besides Lectures, Sermons, etc. See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.; Darling, Cyclop. Bibliog. s.v.

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