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MONTHLY OBITUARY.
CAT Gottingen, John Frederic. At Montreal, in Lower Canada,

7 Gmelin, one of its most labo- in the 43d year of his age, J. Elmsley,
rious and learned professors, who Esq. chief justice of that province.”
was born at Tubingen in 1748. He At Cheltenham, where he went
was the author of several works in for the recovery of his health, the
vegetable physiology, and the classic Rev. Thomas Stace, M. A. one of
fication of plants, and he also pub- the fellows and mathematical lec-
lished numerous pieces on the mate- turer at Trinity College, Cambridge,
ria medica and chemistry, mineralo- At Chertsey, suddenly, the Rev.
gy, and every part of natural history. P. Cunningham, curate of that pa-
One of the most celebrated, is his rish.
edition of the Systema Naturæ of Aged 78, the Rev. Thomas Rowe,
Linæus. He however introduced many years minister of Dean Prior,
great disorder into the science, by Devon.
multiplying the species. Gmelin . . Aged .96, Samuel Cooper, who
was likewise the author of a History was fifty years porter in Earl Cow.
of Chemistry, forming a part of the per's family, and who retained his
history of the arts and sciences, un- faculties to the last. :
dertaken by the professors of Gottin- At Whitehaven, William Wood-
gen. The world is indebted to hiin burn, formerly well known in that
for the discovery of several excellent neighbourhood by the appellation of
dyes, extracted from vegetable and the Huntsman of the three Kingdoms,
mineral substances. As a man he from the circumstance of his pack
possessed unimpcachable integrity; being composed of English, Scotch,
he was mild, modest, and laborious; and Irish hounds, with which, in one
a good husband, an excellent fa- season, he killed 147 hares, with-
ther, and a faithful friend.';. out either changing, losing, or haver

Aged 76, the Rev. John Lake, ing one of them torn by the dogs. Ile
rector of Lanivet, Cornwall. A gen- was a native of London; and, at the
tleman in whom the sniile of cheerful time:of his death, wanted only two
benevolence, which uninterruptedly months of completing his hundreth
beamed in his countenance and en- year,
livened his conversation, was the In Davies-street, Berkley-square,
pure emanation of a mind in which the Rev. Edward Brudenell, rector
there was no guile, and from whence of Hougham and Marston, in Lin-
every base passion was banished, to colnshire.
make room for the benign and social Aged 80, Mrs. Dawson, wife of.
virtues of humanity and religion., Benjamin Dawson, LL. D. rector of.

At Horsewell House, Devon, the Burgh.
Rev. P. Ilbert, archdeacon of Barn- Suddenly, the Rev. J. Henville,
staple, and rector of Farringdon. vicar of Rowner, near Gosport. :

At Ferrybridge, aged 66, the Rev. At Wjudleham, in Surry, the Rev,
Edward Bowerbank, B.D. rector of R. B. Bell, late fellow of New Cola
Croft and Barningham, in the North lege, Oxford.
Riding of Yorkshire, and prebendary At Lavenham, Suffolk, the Rev.
of Lincoln,

. Mr. Mew of that place, and vicar of John Wm. Clapcott, Esq. gentle. Yardley, in Worcestershire. As he man commoner of Wadham College, and his wife were returning in a gig Oxford.

from visiting a friend, the spring At bis house in Weymouth-street, broke, and the horse running away, Dr. P. Russell, F.R.S.

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they were both thrown out, and Mr. 21st year of his age, Mr. Francis. Mew falling on a stone was killed on William Edwards, one of the scholars the spot.

of that society, and eldest son of, The Rev. John Dale, LL. D. rec- John Edwards, Esq. Blackheath, : tor of Puddlestown, Herefordshire, Kent, and one of his Majesty's justices of At Dulwich College, William Althe peace for that county.

len, Esq, who had been upwards of The Rev. Henry Green, M. A fifty two years inaster of that college, rector of Earle's Crown, and vicar of which is named “ God's Gift"; and, Feckenham, Worcestershire, and was founded by Edward Alleyn, chaplain to Lady Grantham.

who was proprietor of a playhouse. At Bengworth, in the same coun- in Moorfields, and keeper of the ty, the Rev. J. Beale, A. M. a man Royal Bear Garden. He laid the whose universal charity prompted foundation of this college in 1614, him to contribute to the support of and completed it in 1617, at the ex-. all the principal charitable institu- pence ot 10,0001. he then endowed tions in the kingdom, and whose ge- it with lands to the value of 8001. nuine philanthropy urged him to tread a-year for the maintenance of one the path of life with his purse open master and one warden, who must in his hand, that every woe-worn fel- he unmarried, and of the name of low traveller might dip in and be re- Alleyn or Allen, and also of four. lieved. His principles and practice fellows, of whom three must be were só consonant to those of his clergymen, and the fourth an or-, Divine Master as to enable him to face ganist; besides six poor men and as.. death with confidence, and to resign many women, with twelve boys, who his breath in the certain hope of a are to be educated till the age of joyful resurrection.

fourteen or sixteen, when they are to, The Rev. H. Dickenson, A. M. be apprenticed to soine trade. Ed-. of St. John's College Cambridge, ward Alleyn was himself the first and curate of Church Eaton, State master, and died in 1626. His refordshire.

mains were interred in the chapel of The Rev. Thomas Alexander Ato' the college. The election is in the wood, curate and lecturer of St. hands of the fellows. Margaret, Westminster.

At Dublin, the Hon. Sir John The Rev.John Skynner, sub-dean Dillon, Bart., and a Baron of the of the cathedral of York, and rector Holy Roman empire. ' of Blatherwick, and of Easton, near In the 71st vear of his age, the Stamford.

Rev. T. King, of Whixley Hall, near At his lodgings iu Surry-street in Kuaresborough, in Yorkshire. the Strand, the Rev. Robert Waugh, Mrs. Scott, widow of the late Rev. A. M. formerly of Trinity College, Jas. Scott, and mother to the CounCambridge, and vicar of Bishop Mid- tess of Oxford. dleham, in the county of Durham. At Calcutta Henry Kennedy, M.

At Oxford, the Rev. William Fo- D. late of Cultra, in the county of thergill, D. D. réctor of Charlton Down, and physician in the Hon. the upoo Olmore, vicar of Steventon, East India Company's service. Sude Berks, and forinerly fellow of Queen's denly cut off in the flower of his age,

and in a distant quarter of the worla, Suddenly at Dublin, the Rev. Dr. his loss is the inore severely felt by T. Hume, rector of Ardee, and his friends and relations. A sound Glassnevin, eldest son of surgeon understanding added to talents of a Hume of Dublin, and brother of Dr. superior nature, promised fair (had Hume of Lower Grosvenor-street, he lived but a few years) to have London.

raised him to the first rank in his Ac Trinity College, Cambridge, of profession. 'In him his family have la inflammation in luis bowels, in the sustained an irreparable loss; his

profession

College.

profession has lost one who would district, in Yorkshire, having been in have been to it an ornament; and the neighbourhood of Ingleton on society at large a useful and valuable the day preceding, where he took member.

two ing disitions, being then apparentAt Northborne, near Deal, in ly in good health, was found next Kent, aged 99 years, Mr. William porning dead in his bed. Scarlet; he has left two sons and Mr. Henry Finch, of East Hanfive daughters, whose united ages ningfield, farmer. Mr. Finch went amount to 470 years.

into his fields in full health on the On his return to join the Chatham Thursday preceding his death; and division of the Royal Marines, at while there, received a sting in the Taunton, Somersetshire, Colonel thigh, which he at first imagined to Trollope, of that corps. In him the be caused by a nettle. The wound, Service has lost an active and a brave however, was soon attended by officer, and an excellent disciplina- those symptoms which proved it to rian. This gentleman was the bro- be the bite of an adder, and termither of the gallant Sir Henry Trol- nated in his death on the Sunday follope, who beat off six large French lowing. frigates in the Glatton of fifty guns, At Lisbon, aged 83, Theodore de during the last war. Colonel Trol. Almeyda, meinber of the Royal Aclope, at the time when the spirit of ademy of Sciences in that city, and mutiny caused such a commotion in of the Royal Society of London. The our fleets, behaved with most manly works published by him amount to courage, and admirable presence of forty volumes, exclusive of five vomind.” When the flame was about lumes of translitions. He has left to burstout in the ship he was aboard several manuscripts for the publicaof, as commanding officer of the tion of which he had obtained the marines, he went singly into the permission of the censorship. . midst of the mutineers, seized the At Dublin, Mrs, Catherine Stock; two ring leaders by the collar, and wife of the bishop of Killala. Pri had them put in irons before the Of the yellow-fever, on board cres of their companions. I his Majesty's ship Theseus, on the

At Droxford, in her 96th year, Jamaica station, William Horywood, Mrs. Myngs, widow of Oglander Esg. of the royal navy, eldest son of Myngs, Ésy. and daughter of Peter Rev. Dr. Ilonywood, prebendary of Nourse, D. D, formerly rector of the Exeter, and nephew' to Sir John same place, and chaplain to Queen Honywood, M. P. for Honiton. He Anne.

was a young man whose virtues ând Mr. Parkinson, apothecary, of rising talents promised to render Bingley, and coroner for the Craven him an honour to his profession..

TO CORRESPONDENTS. Mr. Ludlam's Remarks on Locke's Paraphrase in our next.. ! The letter signed “ Cambricus" is received, and will be attended to. .

T. C. is informed that we have received some of his communications, which betray too great haste in the composition. On such subjects particular attention is necessary, and a revision expedient. We approve of the sentiments, and hope the author will avail himself of our friendly hint.

The Latin verses and translation are inadmissible.

If our friend in the west, who sent us some time since the copy of a letter of Bishop Warburton's, but which was unfortunately mislaid, will favour as with another copy, it will be considered as a great obligation. .

The extract from Mr. Polwhele's Scriptural Characters shall appear.'

We have suspended the anecdotes this month in conséquence of a "new “arrangement which will take place in our next number, and which will, we believe, afford considerable pleasure to our readers.

ORTHODOX CHURCHMAN'S MAGAZINE AND REVIEW,

FOR AUGUST 1805.

BIOGRAPHY.

Call to remembrance the former days.

Hebrews X. 32.

THE LIFE OF DR. RICHARD COX, BISHOP OF

ELY: THIS learned Prelate was born at Whaddon, in Buck. T inghamshire, in 1499; and instructed in the rudiments of learning at Eton School, from whence he was elected to King's College Cambridge. In 1519 he was, on account of his learning and piety, removed to Oxford, and preferred to be one of the junior canons of Cardinal Wolsey's new foundation, in that university, where in 1526 he took his degree of M. A. He was reputed one of the greatest scholars of his age, and his poetical compositions were universally applauded by the best judges. His piety and virtue were not inferior to his learning, and commanded the respect of all impartial persons; but shèwing himself averse to the Popish superstition, he incurred the displeasure of the governors of the university, was stripped of his preferments, and thrown into prison, on suspicion of heresy. · As soon as he was released from liis confinement, he left Oxford, and some time after was chosen master of Eton school, which was observed to flourish in a remarkable manper as long as he continued there. In 1537 he commenced D. D. at Cambridge, and was made archdeacon of Ely. In 1543; he was advanced to be dean of the new-erected cathedral of Osney near Oxford, and in 1546, when that see was translated to ChristChurch, he was also mode dean there. These promotions he obtained by the interest of Archbishop Cranmer and Bishop Goodrich, to the last of whom he had been some time chaplain, and by their recommendation, he .

Vol. IX. Churchm. Dlag. August 1805. M. was

was chosen tulor to Prince Edward, whom he instructed with great care in the true principles of religion, and formed his tender mind to an early sense of bis duty both as a Christian, and a King.

On the accession of that prince to the throne, he was made Canon of Windsor, a privy-councellor, and the King's almoner. In 1547 he was chancellor of the university of Oxford, and in 1549 Dean of Westminster; and about the same time was in commission to visit the university of Oxford, and to purge it of all Popish superstitions. In 1550 he was ordered to go down into Sussex, and to endeavour by his learned and affecting discourses from the pulpit, to quiet the minds of the people, who had been disturbed by the factious preaching of Day, Bishop of Chichester; and when the noble design of reforming the canon law was in agitation, he was appointed one of the commissioners. Both in this and the former reign, when an act passed for giving all chantries, colleges, &c. to the king, through Dr. Cox's powerful intercession, the colleges in both universities were excepted out of that act.

Queen Mary had not been long in possession, before he was stripped of his preferments, and committed prisoner to the Marshalsea. He was indeed soon discharged from this confinement, but foreseeing the persecution likely to ensue, he resolved to retire to some place where he inight be suffered to enjoy the free exercise of his religion, according to the formn established in the reign of King Edward. This he thought so pure and perfect an order for the public service of the church, that it was not only an inconceivable grief to bim, but also matter of astonishment, to hear of the rash proceedings of the exiles at Franckfort, who had thrown aside this excellent liturgy, and set upastrange form of worship, modelled after the French and Geneva platform: and not content with these innovations, they had condemned several particulars in the English service, as Popish and superstitious; and wrote to the rest of the English exiles at Zurich, and Strasburg, to lay it aside and join in their new-fangled service. They had also sent to consult Calvin's opinion; and having drawn up a pretended abstract of the English liturgy, full of gross and scandalous misrepresentations, and in the close assured him, that they concealed many things, not so much out of shame as pity, they requested bim to oblige them with his advice, and judgment concerning it. Cale, vin, who was not yet recovered from the mortification of

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