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parish church of St. Mary, Strat. Joseph Faulder. He succeeded, ford Bow, Middlesex, Dec. 5, in 1786, Mr. Sackville Austin, to 1805, the day appointed for a whom he had been curate; and General Thanksgiving for the married one of the coheiresses of late signal and important Vic. - Hillersden, Esq. of Eln. tory obtained by his majesty's stow, Bedfordshire, by whom ships of war under the command he has left issue one daughter. of the late vice-admiral Lord · At Kidwelly, Glamorganshire, Viscount Nelson, over the com- aged 77, the Rev. Mr. Williams, bined fleets of France and Spain, 35 years vicar of that place, in 1805," 8vo. He succeeded in the gift of the Crown. 1802, to the rectory of St. Mary A t his house in Wingham, Stratford Bow, on the death of Kent, aged 30, the Rev. Thomas Alan Harrison Eccles, being the Hey, D.D. (so created by the second rector since it was made" late Archbishop of Canterbury) parochial, 1720, while his pre. prebendaryof Rochester,and recdecessor' was patron.

ior of Wickhambreux and East-· Shipwrecked, on board a brig, church, both in that county. off Bideford, Devon, on his After a few days illness, the voyage to Greenock, the Rev. wife of the Rev. S. Clapham, George Hay Drummond, M. d. M. A. vicar of Christchurch, prebendary of York, son of a Hants, and rector of Gussage, St. late Archbishop of York, and Michael, Dorset.

uncle to the present Earl of Kin- At Codford St. Peter, Wilts, · noul, - His portfolio, with se- Mrs. Fox, wife of the Rev. T. veral letters, and 366 beautiful F. jun. of that place, and only drawings of the various places daughter of the late Rev. Grehe had visited, were washed on gory Syndercombe, LL. D. shore. He was of Christ Church, rector of Symondsbury, Dorset, Oxford ; A. M. 1783; had con- shire. siderable Church preferment; The Rev. Thomas Taylor, and has published several Ser: LL, D. Archdeacon of Chichesmons.

ter, Rector of Wouton and of At Great Abington, Cam- Abinger, in Surrey, and formerbridgeshire, the Rev. Andrew ly Fellow of St. John's College, Pern, rector of Abingdon and Oxford. . Clay, near Royston, Herts, and The Rev. Dr. Prince, Rector an active magistrate for Cam- of Coleshill, Berks, and Master bridgeshire. He was of St. Pe of the Free Grammar School at ter's college; B. A. 1772. Winwick • At Mount Panther, Down- The Rev. Millington Massey shire, the Rev. Charles-William Jackson, 35 years Vicar of War. Moore, many years rector of the minster, and Rector of Kingston parish of Moira.

Deverell. At Orlingbury, Northamp- Aged 75, the Reverend Ed. tonshire, aged 81, Mr. Joseph ward Willan, 52 years vicar of Manning, brother of the late the Holy Trinity, King's Court, Rev. Owen Manning,

in the city of York, and perpe, At the rectory at West Wick- tual curate of Fulford, in that ham, Kent, aged 19, the Rev. county.

· At Sualcliffe, Oxfordshire, that before Christmas he should the Rev. Mr. Caswall, Vicar of finish his earthly career. His that parish, and formerly Fellow last moments were not attended of New College,

with the least symptom of pain. The Rev. Henry Turner, Vi- Had he survived a little longer, car of Burwell, and of Land- he would have been in posseswade, in Cambridgeshire, and sion of the plate assigned him formerly of St. John's College, by the Governor and Directors Cambridge. ?

of the Bank of England, as a The Rev. James Marsh, Rec- mark of their esteem for the tor of South Walsham, St. Lau.' faithful discharge of his duty. rence, and of Rockland, in His relations are numerous, and Norfolk,and formerlyof Queen's very distant; and to 26 of them College, Cambridge

he has left the bulk of his proMr. Robert Bliss, bookseller perly, to the amount of about in the High Street Oxford, and 70001. a year. His remains Yeoman Bedell of Divinity in were interred on the 28th, at that University. He was the St. Saviour's, Southwark, attendson of the late Rev. Mr. Bliss, ed by 18 mourning coaches. Savilian professor of Geometry, At Lyme Regis, Dorset, the and Astronomer Royal. Rev. George Ewbank, M. A.

At Latchingdon, in Essex, the Fellow of Trinity College, CamRev. Jacob Patterson, formerly bridge. fellow of St. John's College, At his house at Greatford, Cambridge, B. A. 1791; M. A. , Lincolnshire, aged 96, Dr. 1794.

Francis Willis, so justly celeAt his house at Highbury- brated for his success in curing place, Islington, aged 77, Abra. insanity. A few months since ham Newland, esq: late Chief he had a paralytic stroke which Cashier of the Bank of England. impaired his memory, but he This worthy and most respect was able to go out in his carriage able character was elected a till within a few days of his Clerk of the Bank Feb. 25, death, which took place in the 1747; and appointed Chief Ca- evening, about six o'clock (Dec. shier on Jan. 8, 1778. For some 5,) as he sat in his chair at the time past his health was visibly table after dinner. He was on the decline; and finding that formerly of Brasenose College, his strength would not permit Oxford, M. A. 1740; B. L. M. him to execute the functions of D. 1759. Taking orders he was his office with his usual celerity presented by his college to the and correctness, he resigned his rectory of St. John, Wapping, situation a few weeks ago, and which some years since he rewas succeeded by Mr. Hase. · signed. Ever since the time of his re. The Rev. E. Langford, one signation he becaine more exc of his majesty's chaplains in ore hausted every day, and was dinary, and rector of Gayton. thoroughly aware of, and pre- The Rev. Mr. Mutlowe, rece pared for, his approaching Jis- tor of Broad Windsor, in Dorset. solution. He would often say, shire, which living, worth 500l. a

year, is in the gift of the bishop He was formerly of Pembroke of Salisbury,

College, Cambridge. B. A. In the 78th year of his age, 1752. M. A. 1755. Aynhoe is the Rev. Francis Mapletoft, in the gift of W. R. Cartwright, rector of Aynhoe, in Northamp- esq. M. P. . tonshire. To attempt any eul Aged 73, the Rey. T: Bowlogium on his character would en, near 40 years rector of Pulbe superfluous, his life having ham St. Mary the Virgin, and been one continued course of Pulham St. Mary Magdalen, piety and active benevolence. Norwich, .

TO CORRESPONDENTS.

Political disquisitions are inadmissible; as being foreign to the design of the Orthodox Churchman's Magazine.

The case proposed by Ruffordiensis is fitter for private opinion than for public discussion.

The “Essay on an important text in the book of Job," will appear in our next. It came too late for the present number: which makes us again request that all communications may be transmitted to the Editor before the 15th of the month.

We have received some letters complaining of our neglect in not reviewing certain books said to have been fent' to us for that purpose. In aniwer we can only say that those publications never came to our hands. It will be proper, Therefore, to prevent mistakes, that all communications of that kind may be particularly addreffed to the Editor of the Orthodox Churchman's Magazine,” at the Publishers.

Mr. Freston's " Evidences for the Divinity of Christ," Mr. Care's Sermon, &c. &c. in our next.

THE

ORTHODOX CHURCHMAN'S MAGAZINE AND REVIEW,

FOR FEBRUARY, 1808.

Except we will acknowledge some power in the Church to de

termine the modes and circumstances of public worship, and 10 oblige us in indifferent matters, it is impossible there should be any settled frame of things in any Christian society in the world.

Nelson.

Biography.

The Life of the Most Reverend THOMAS HERRING,

D. D. Lord Archbishop of Canterbury.

THIS eminent and amiable prelate was the son of the T reverend Mr. John Herring, rector of Walsoken, in Norfolk, at which place the archbishop was born in 1693. He received his education at the grammar school of Wifbeach, in the isle of Ely, from whence he removed to Jesus College, Cambridge, in 1710. He was chosen fellow of Corpus Christi College in 1716, and continued a tutor there above seven years.

In 1719, he entered into priest's orders, and became suc. cessively minister of Great Shelford, Stow cum Qui, and of Trinity, in Cambridge.

Dr. Fleetwood, bishop of Ely, made him his domestic chaplain in 1722, and soon after, his lordship presented him VOL. XIV.

M Chm. Mag. Feb. 1808.

to the living of Retindon, in Essex, and the reEtory of Barly, in Hertfordshire.

On the death of Dr. Lupton, in 1726, the honourable society of Lincoln's Inn chose him their preacher, and about the same time, he took his doctor's degree, and was appointed chaplain inor dinary to the king. In 1731, he was presented to the rectory of Blechingly, in Surrey, and towards the close of the same year was promoted to the deanry of Rochester.

In 1737, Dr. Herring was consecrated bishop of Bangor, on the death of the honourable and reverend Dr. Cecil, and the fee of York becoming vacant in 1743, by the death of Dr. Lancelot Blackburne, he was renioved to that high station.

When the rebellion broke out in Scotland, and the highlanders defeated the king's troops at Preston Pans, the archbishop removed the general panic, and awakened the nation from its lethargy. He convened the nobility, gentry, and clergy of his diocese, and addressed them in a molt animated speech, which made such an impression upon his auditory, that'a subscription was immediately entered into, amounting to forty thousand pounds, and this noble example was suca cessfully followed in all parts of the kingdom.

During the same period, the archbishop entertained in his palace at York, the learned and worthy mathematician Mr. Maclaurin, who had fled from his professorship at Edinburgh, on the approach of the rebels to that city. “ And here,” says Mr. Maclaurin in a letter to one of his friends, “ I live as happily as a man can do who is ignorant of the state of his family, and who sees the ruin of bis country.”

On the death of Dr. Potter in 1747, his grace was translated to the fee of Canterbury; in which important station he conducted himself with great affability, liberality, and dignity, He bestowed his patronage with a careful regard to merit; and among the many men of ability and genius who partook of his favours, were Jortin and Birch, Hawkesworth and Fawkes. Dr. Jortin has left an account of the friendship which the archbishop had for him, and it is too curious and interesting to be omitted in this place. “ Archbishop Herring and I were of Jesus College, in Cambridge; but he left. it about the time when I was admitted, and went to another. Afterwards when he was preacher at Lincoln's Inn, I knew him better and visited him. He was at that time, and long before, very intimate with Mr. Say, his friend and mine, who lived in Els' house; and Mr. Say, to my knowledge, omitted no opportunity to recommend me to him. Afterwards 'when he was archbishop of York, he expected that a good

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