Stebbing, Henry (2)
Stebbing, Henry (2), D.D., son of the preceding, was born at Rickinghall, Suffolk, in 1716; entered Catharine Hall, Cambridge, 1734; succeeded his father as preacher of Gray's Inn, 1750; and shortly after as chaplain in ordinary to the king. He received his degree of D.D. in 1759, and died at Gray's Inn in 1787. He was a truly learned and good man, and an indefatigable preacher. He wrote Sermons on Practical Subjects, published with an account of the author by his son (Lond. 3 vols. 8vo; vol. 1 and 2, 1788; vol. 3, 1790). See Darling, Cyclop. Bibliog. s.v.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.