A biographical history of England, from Egbert the Great to the revolution : consisting of characters disposed in different classes, and adapted to a methodical catalogue of engraved British heads : intended as an essay towards reducing our biography to system, and a help to the knowledge of portraits : interspersed with a variety of anecdotes and memoirs of a great number of persons, not to be found in any other biographical work ; with a preface. Volume 5
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A biographical history of England, from Egbert the Great to the revolution : consisting of characters disposed in different classes, and adapted to a methodical catalogue of engraved British heads : intended as an essay towards reducing our biography to system, and a help to the knowledge of portraits : interspersed with a variety of anecdotes and memoirs of a great number of persons, not to be found in any other biographical work ; with a preface. Volume 5

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, Is / HISTORYBIOGRAPHICAL OF ENGLAND, <&rrat to tytISgtort t$e CONSISTING OF CHARACTERS DISPOSED IN DIFFERENT CLASSES, AND ADAPTED TO A CATALOGUE OF ENGRAVED BRITISH HEADSMETHODICAL INTENDED AS REDUCING OUR BIOGRAPHY TO ANDAN ESSAY TOWARDS SYSTEM, TO THEKNOWLEDGE OF PORTRAITS :A HELP INTERSPERSED WITH OFA VARIETY ANECDOTES, AND GREAT NUMBERMEMOIRS OF A OF PERSONS, BE FOUND IN ANY OTHER BIOGRAPHICALNOT TO WORK. AWITH PREFACE, COLLECTION OF ENGRAVEDSHEWING THE UTILITY OF A PORTRAITS TO SUPPLY THE THE VARIOUSAND ANSWER OF MEDALS.DEFECT, PURPOSES, THE J.BY REV. GRANGER, OF INVICAR SHIPLAKE, OXFORDSHIRE. Animum inani. VIRG.pictura pascit Celebrare domestica facta. HOR. FIFTH EDITION, WITH UPWARDS OF FOUR HUNDRED ADDITIONAL LIVES. IN SIX VOLUMES: VOL. V. LONDON: PRINTED FOR WILLIAM BAYNES AND SON, PATERNOSTER ROW: AND SOLD BY W. NEW BOND J. FLEET J. AND J.CLARKE, STREET; MAJOR, STREET; ARCH, CORNHILL: J. OXFORD: DEIGHTON AND CAMBRIDGE:PARKER, SONS, H. S. BAYNES AND CO. AND R. M. DUBLIN.EDINBURGH; TIMS, 1824. J. F. St.by DOVE, John s Square. HISTORY* BIOGRAPHICAL OF ENGLAND. REIGN OF CHARLES II. CONTINUED. CLASS IV. THE CLERGY. AND BISHOPS.ARCHBISHOPS Cantuari-GlLBERTUS SHELDON, archiepiscopus ensis h. sh. mezz. ; half length; of himThe with theprint exactly corresponds original painting the theatre at Oxford. There is another atin original Amesbury, to the former.similar SHELDON a headGILBERTUS this; copied, from Vertue 4fc>.;print, by large D. ad vivumGILBERTUS &c.SHELDON, Loggan del. et sc. This was done when he was ofbishop London. ARCHBISHOP SHELDON an Svo. ; engraving, copied the mezzotinto.from larger SHELDON Svo. mezz.; GILBERT &c.SHELDON, Clamp. VOL. V. B BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY GILBERT &c. Gardiner 4to. 1797.SHELDON, ; There is a of his monument in inchurch,good print Croydon " s Environs of London."Lyson T. sc. In sGILBERT SHELDON. Nugent Harding " Mirrour" 1793.Biographical Translated Sheldon was some timewarden ofAll-SoulsArchbishop College, from Lon in and clerk of the closet to Charles I. who had aOxford, greatdon, Aug. who1663. esteem for him. He the restoration of Charles II.was, upon knew his and his exile had his munifiworth, during experienced made dean of the He was afterward succescence, chapel royal. to the sees of London and in bothsively promoted Canterbury, which he succeeded Dr. Juxon. His benevolent heart, public spirit, mostand merited the andprudent conduct, exemplary piety, highest andstation in the church.* He inconspicuous expended, public asand acts of no less thanbenefactions, 66,000/.private charity, from his accounts. Much ofthis wasappeared money appropriated theto the relief of the necessitous in the time of the and toplague, of Christian slaves. The of the theatreredemption building only toin Oxford cost him This structure alone is sufficient16,000/. the of the founder and the architect. Ob.perpetuate memory 9 Nov. 1677. RICHARDUS Ebora-STERNE, archiepiscopus F.censis. Place h. sh. mezz.f. large RICHARD STERNE. sc. 1799.Harding Translated Richard who was educated theat inSterne, was,Cambridge, Car-from of Charles I. master of Jesus andin that freign College university,JuneUse, to Laud. of the1664. the commencement20, Archbishopchaplain Upon civil when the s necessities were and sewar, king he,very urgent, veral others of the heads of were instrumental in send-houses, very * Dr. in the Dedication of his secondEachard, Hobbes,Dialogue against says, 5 "that he was able to live down Leviathans.many "In the Strafforde vol. i. is this in a oft 208, letter G. GerardPapers," p. passage, "Wentworth : The theto the business for oflord-deputy long-disputed headship s in is now at an and aSt. John end, &c. one Sterne, solidCollege, Cambridge, who first summed the three thousand and six hundred faults werescholar, thatup of is hisin our Bibles London, s direction to the ofby Ely,printed Majesty Bishop ofwho elects made master Jesusthere, College." ENGLAND. 3OF the to his to be coined for his use.ing Cambridge plate majesty Dr.This offence to who seized Dr.Cromwell, Sterne,greatgave master of St. John s and Dr. master ofMartin,Beale, College, and carried them to London where wereQueen ;s, they imprisoned for a and afterward sent on board a atyear, ship Wapping, put Aunder and treated with little beforehatches, great inhumanity.* the execution of his friend and the he wasgood patron, archbishop, to attend and the last offices for hiai onhim,permitted performed the scaffold. He lived in till the whengreat restoration,obscurity he returned to his of Jesus which he held tillmastership College, he was made of Carlisle. He was afterward translated tobishop York. He a man of and anwas of abilities as au-worth, good He a of and acomment; wrotethor.f logiccompiled system upon the 103d Psalm. He 1850/. towards the of St.gave rebuilding Paul s church. Ob. 18 m. 87.June, 1683, HUMPHREDUS Lon-HENCHMAN, episcopus dinensis. h. sh. mezz.;Lely halfp. length HUMPHREY HENCHMAN small whole book ; length, "under his arm. Hollar In Carter sHonourright f. "8$c. Translatedwho was educated at Clare in Cam-Henchman,Humphrey -hall, thefor his to of Salis-was, merit,bridge, promoted chantorship bury Scot in the of Charles I. He was one ofthose that to 15, 1663.reignbury, helped conceal Charles II. and were instrumental to his after theescape, Worcester. Several of thebattle of who assisted theroyalists king this were rewarded him at theoccasion, restoupon important by were then the mostand in theration, among popular persons king Dr.dom. Henchman succeeded Dr. in the see ofDuppa Salisbury and was removed to London the translation of Dr. Sheldon toupon He soon after his made lord-almoner.was,Canterbury. removal, When the declaration for of conscience was heliberty published, was much and his toalarmed, strictly enjoined clergy preach * " "See more thehi at the end of the MercuriusQuerela Cantabrigiensis," Rusticus/ & It is there that some made it their businessp. 4, said,seq. actually them sold to for slaves.to get Algiers " t He had the honour of the author of the Whole of Man,"being reported Duty now to written s"ascertained have been See Mastersby Packington. HistoryLady of him.in where there is a account ofCorpus-Christ! College, Cambridge," good BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY March it offence to the His ex-15, against popery, though gave great king. 1671-2. was offollowed the other He was editor theample by bishops. " Gentleman s to be written the author of Calling," supposed by "the Whole of Man."* Ob. Oct. 1675.Duty HENRICUS Londinen-COMPTONUS, episcopus sis. sc. 1679 h. sh. ;Loggan large Henry Compton was successor to Henchman in the see ofLonBishop There is account of him in the nextdon. some reign. W.JOHANNES Dunelmensis.COSIN, episcopus " Dolle sc. his Transubstantiation"Before History of f : fcSOI ewtiSvo.1676; f [ ^aH;.".mME Consec. of in and deanJohn Cosin was master Peter-house, Cambridge, in the of Charles I. in which hef enjoyed660. Peterborough, reign He was accused of introseveral other considerable preferments. innovations in the church of of whichDurham,ducing superstitious Peter who had beenhe was then a Smart, proprebendary,! by him for He held hissecuted againstby preaching episcopacy. but a short as he was the first of the who weretime, clergydeanery from their and benefices thesequestered dignities by parliament.J In he retired to where he was toParis,1643, appointed chaplain Dr.the Protestant of Henrietta s He succeededQueenpart family. in thatMorton in the see ofDurham and while he sat; see, expended in and charities and benefactions.more than 36,000/. privatepublic in the 78th of his HisHe died Jan. 15, 1671-2, year age. prin which shews him to have been a man of is hiswork, learning,cipal " of the Canon of the abookScholastical ;"Holy ScriptureHistory The first edition was in the secondstill in esteem. 1657,published in 4to. oil1672; .y BRIAN Wintoniensis.DUPPA, episcopusquondam " sc. his Rules andR. W. (White) Before Holy Helps " small 1674.Devotion Ylmo.8$c.of * the octavo edition of that book.See the toprefixedepistle " to but this is a mistake.He in s said have been deant is, ;Rapin History," was installed dean in 1640.He November,\