Woodroffe, Benjamin, Dd
Woodroffe, Benjamin, D.D.
an English clergyman, was born at Oxford in 1638, and was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, where he became a tutor. He became chaplain to her Majesty's ship "Royal Prince," and prebendary of Oxford in 1672, prebendary of Lichfield in 1678,principal of Gloucester Hall in 1692, and died in 1711. He published The Fall of Babylon (1690) and other works. See Allibone, Dict. of Brit and Amer. Authors, s.v.