Wellesley, Henry, Dd

Wellesley, Henry, D.D.

an English clergyman, a natural son of Richard Colley Wellesley ( marquis Wellesley) and Mlle. H.G. Roland, was born in 1792; graduated at Christ Church, Oxford, in 1816; became rector of Woodmancote, Hurst Monceaux, in Sussex; was appointed principal of New Inn Hall, Oxford, in 1842; became preacher to the University of Oxford; curator of the Bodleian Library, University Galleries, and Taylor Institution; and died January 11, 1866. He was the author of, Anthologia Polyglotta; or, A Selection of Versions in Various Languages, chiefly from the Greek Anthology (1849): — and Stray Notes on Shakespeare (1865). See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.

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