Waldegrave, Samuel

Waldegrave, Samuel an Anglican prelate, son of the eighth earl of Waldegrave, was born in 1817. He received a careful religious training; graduated at Baliol College, Oxford, in 1839, taking double first-class honors; and was admitted into holy orders in 1842 at Oxford, and ordained to the curacy of St. Ebbe's in that city. In 1849 he was elected fellow of All-Souls, and in 1853 was appointed Bampton lecturer. In 1857 he was appointed canon of Salisbury Cathedral, and in 1860 was called to preside over the diocese of Carlisle, which office he held until his death, Oct. 1, 1869. Bishop Waldegrave was humble and devoted, an excellent pastor, and an indefatigable worker. He published, among other works, The Way of Peace, or Teaching of Scripture concerning Justification (Lond. 1848), in four sermons at Oxford: — New Testament Millenarianism (1866): — and Words of Eternal Life (1864), eighteen sermons.

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