Wilkinson, Henry (2), Dd

Wilkinson, Henry (2), D.D.

sometimes called Junior, but commonly known as "Dean Harry," an English clergyman, cousin of "Long Harry," was born at Adwick, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, in 1616. He began his education at a grammar- school in All-Saints' parish, Oxford; entered a commoner of Magdalen Hall in 1631, where he graduated, took holy orders, became a noted tutor, and moderator or dean of Magdalen Hall; left the university on account of his Puritan principles in 1642; removed to London, took the Covenant, and preached frequently; under the supremacy of Parliament he returned to Oxford, and became principal of Magdalen Hall and moral-philosophy reader, and suffered for Nonconformity after the Restoration while endeavoring to preach at Buckminster, Leicestershire; Gosfield, Essex; Sible - Headingham; and lastly at Connard, near Sudbury, Suffolk, where he died, May 13, 1690. He was the author of Conciones Tres (1654): — Three Decades of Sermons (1660): Catalogus Librorium in Bibliotheca Anlce Magdalence (1661): — Two Treatises (1681): — and other works.

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