Trelawney, Sir Jonathan

Trelawney, Sir Jonathan an English baronet and prelate, born in 1648, was ordained bishop of Bristol in 1685, translated to Exeter in 1689, and to Winchester in 1707. He was one of the seven bishops committed to the Tower in the reign of James II. His death occurred in 1721. He published a sermon on Jos 23:8-9, Thanksgiving for Victory (Lond. 1702, 4to): Caution against False Doctrine (1704, 12mo). See Lond. Gent. Mag. 1827, 2, 409; State Trials (Howell's ed.), 12:182, 187; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and: Amer. Authors, s.v.; Darling, Cyclop. Bibliog. s.v.

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