Wordsworth, Christopher, Dd (2)
Wordsworth, Christopher, D.D.
an English prelate, nephew of the poet, was born in 1807. He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1830; was elected a fellow, ordained, and in 1836 appointed public orator at Cambridge and head-master of Harrow School; in 1844 canon in Westminster, and bishop of Lincoln in 1869, a position which he held until his death, March 20, 1885. He was of the Low-church or evangelical type, and the author of numerous critical and historical works, the most important being his Holy Bible, with Annotations (Lond. 1856-76, 10 volumes). SEE COMMENTARY.