Sewell, William (2)
Sewell, William (2), an English clergyman, was born in the Isle of Wight about 1805. The son of a solicitor, he was educated at Harrow and Oxford, became fellow of Exeter College, and incumbent of Carisbrooke Castle chapel, Isle of Wight. He was public examiner in the university from 1836 to 1841, and in 1852 was appointed principal of St. Peter's College at Radley. He was a supporter of the tractarian movement. His published works are, Horoe Philologicoe: — Conjectures on the Structure of the Greek Language (1830): — Sacred Thoughts in Verse (1831; 2d ed. 1842): — Christian
Vestiges of Creation (1861): — besides Sermons, and tracts on Christian morals and politics, etc.