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lot was cast, and have commanded fice, and to which Camden, Dugdale, and the homage of mankind by their numerous other no less celebrated tolearning, judgment, fortitude, cha- pograpliers are largely indebted for their rity, and true devotion. Their ex- rame. P. 258. ample has been worthily followed Leland was also distinguished by in the Church which they reformed his piety and grateful celebration of and renovated; and among the in- the gifts and dispensations of the numerable saints and sages wliose Divine Providence. useful lives have been passed with u Avidity in the pursuit of learning re. out public notice or distinction, commended John Prideaux to those pa. Mr. Shuttleworth has proved the trons who opened to him a path in life successive and continued merit of more brilliant than his enthusiastic thoughts modera ecclesiastics by adverting to could have contemplateil. So humibly was the example and sketching the bio
he situated previously, that he conceived
he was aspiring very highly when he graphy of Leland, Hooker, J. Pri:
offered himself a candidate for the office deaux, Fuller, Pearson, Cudworth, of Parish Clerk of Ugborough in DevonPatrick, Tillotson, Barrow, Stilling. shire. The chagrin he experienced upons fleet, Whitby, Marsh, H. Prideaux, his defeat on that occasion, and an appaW. Lowth. Wilson. Clarke. R. New. rent disposition to cultivate his underton, Secker, T. Newton, R, Lowth,
standing, induced a female friend of his
family to be at the charge of obtaining him Parkhurst, Paley, and Porteus. The
better instructions than his parents could anecdotes of J. Clarke will bear
provide. His progress was deemed so rerevision; his controversies on the markable, that with some trifling pecuTrinity did impair his reputation as niary assistance from his neighbours he rea divine. The portraits of Leland, paired to Oxford, and was contented to J. Prideaux, and Parkhurst, are
fulfil the servile duties of a College for the unexceptionable, and will not be
opportunities the situation afforded him of
prosecnting his studies. He soon rendered contemplated without improvement,
himself conspicuous--at the age of eighteen “ John Leland, the great antiqnary, was admitted a member of the University, overthrew a highly cultivated mind by an took his degrces rapidly, and at the age of ardent desire to rescue from oblivion such thirty-four was elected Rector of his Col. objects of interest and antiquity, as the lege. His elevation to that dignity is con destroying zeal of the Reformers had for- sidered the dawn of its prosperity and fonately orerlooked. He traversed nearly fame. Three years afterwards he was apthe whole kingdom, visited every wreck pointed Regius Professor of Divinity, and of its ecclesiastical grandeur, collected the consequently Canon of Christ Church and missals and manuscripts which the piety of Rector of Ewelme in Oxfordshire. He individuals had spatched from the ven- officiated as Vice Chancellor several years, geance of the enthusiasts, and was pre- and was ultimately nominated to the see paring the result of his inestimable labours of Worcester : but his zeal and loyalty for the public eye, when the worst cala- marked him out for persecution; and to so mity which can befal human nature op low a state of poverty was he reduced, that pressed his faculties and consumed his life. even the clerkship of Ugborough became Intellectual application, bodily fatigue, once more in his estimation a munificent and affliction for the sad desolation be had provision. As a Bishop, be experienced witpessed, combined to undermine his con inore wretchedness and greater privations stitution; and after passing two years in than in the humble cottage of his parents; anabated insanity, he terminated an exist and on his death-bed he had no comfort ence incalculably valuable to literature and but what his conscience imparted, no lehis country, withont one returning interval gacy to leave his children but what this of reason. His classic attainments, skill short and verbal testament expressed :in foreign languages, taste for curious re- "Pious poverty; God's blessing; a father's search, and singular industry, procured prayers, and an example of strict integrity him the appointment of one of the King's aud honour."" P. 262. chaplains, keeper of his library, and royal " John Parkhurst inherited a valuable antiquarian (antiquary.) To these consi- estate, to which Church patronage was atderable Church preferment was added, but tached; but having selected the clerical without paralyzing for a moment that life from early predilection, he pursued it energy to which he fell an antimely sacri. simply from principles of piety and a wish to do good. When a living in his gift be. all ages they have rendered to socame vacant, he presented an individual ciety, the arts, and literature. It is without any other recommendation, than
true that there are higher eronnde
true that there are higher grounds his own couscientious belief, that he would faithfully perform all the important duties
on which they may command reof a parish priest. Sufficiently rich in spect; but the pleasing views of what Providence had bestowed upon him, clerical usefulness, benevolence, and he never sought or accepted preferment, piety, which this volume presents, but with singular humility fulfilled for have not therefore been drawn in many years the duty of Curate in his own vain : and if they do not succeed in parish. Although his patrimony devolved abating the prejudices of the inteto him unexpectedly, it caused no change in the habits of life he had prescribed him
rested, the malignant, and the ir. self, when only a student in College ; and religious, they will conciliate in the all his enjoyment seemed concentrated in mind of the candid and benevolent promulgating the amiable doctrines of that affectionate esteem which, note Christianity. He compiled an Hebrew withstanding the infirmities of huand Englishı, and a Greek and English
Oglish man nature, is due to the eccle. lexicon ; applied himself to the Scriptures
siastical orders, and is an act of without plausible apologies for less profit. able indulgences; was devoted to truth,
humanity and of true religion, candour, and benevolence; and combated
If the author should receive the every constitutional failing with success, recompence which he merits, and a He thus rendered a long life serene and second edition of his work should be happy, and passed into a better world tri- required, or the digoities of the umphant over the passions and temptations
Church should be conferred upon
Church'a of the present.” P. 290.
their strenuous advocate, he will The Church and the Clergy will probably learn the distinction which not be ashamed of the light in which he has hitherto overlooked between Mr. Shuttleworth has placed them, a prebend and a prebendary, an nor disown the obligations which in office and an officer.
MONTHLY REGISTER. SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING ritable institutions, and wherever else
occasions have been offered for distri. CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE.
buting them to advantage. Upon a reDiocesan and District Committees, presentation from T. Č. Plonden, Esg.
that he had found the Books and Tracts Calcutta Diocesan Committee.
obtained from the stores of the ComThe Diocesan Committee at Cab mittee, highly useful and acceptable to culta have forwarded their report persons employed in his office, it was for the year 1820. Early in the resolved to make known, to the Chrisyear, the Committee received a large tians employed as Writers in the several consignment of the Society's Family principal Public Oflices, the existence of Bible, to the value of 5581. forty copies these publications, which are so cheap, of which have been disposed of. The and so much calculated to do good. Committee having likewise received from Accordingly, a circular on the subject the Society, in the course of the year, was addressed to the hcads of departvery large consignments of Bibles, Tes- ments. In this circular, the Committee taments, Common Prayer Books, and respectfully request, that catalogues of religious Tracts, have been enabled to the Books and Tracts may be circulated furnish abundant supplies of those books among the Christians employed in several and tracts to the several depôt stations, public offices; and, at the same time, particularly to the depôts at Dinapore give an assurance, that, upon the appliand Meerut, and to the depôt recently cation of the head of each department, establisbed at Dacca and Chittagong. they will have much pleasure in supplyof Prayer Books, Tracts, and elemen- ing from their stores, either at reduced tary Books, the Committee have also prices, or grataitously; whatever may be continued to afford supplies, as they required for the use of such persons. A have been called for, to the Military great number of persons thankfully Orphan Asylum, the Free School, the availed themselves of the offer; and & Female Orphan Asylum, and other cba- large quantity of Books and Traets woro
furnished accordingly, the greater part Pottahs for ten years. The Schools being regularly paid for at the Society's were nearly completed, and were to be prices. A small stock was also placed opened early in the year 1821. An able under the care of Dr. Willich, for the Pundit was engaged for the immediate use of the apprentices and other Chris- superintendance of their Schools; and tians employed in the Botanical Gar. the Committee were prepared to estadens.
blish, and to complete the circle as The Committee being desirous of turn- favourable opportunities shall offer. ing tbeir attention to the translation of The Committee have taken under their Tracts into the languages of India, and patronage, and have provided a teacher the Society having, in addition to former for the principal school at Barripore ; grants, placed another sum of 10001. at they have also determined to revive three the disposal of the Right Reverend the or four other Schools, which were forPresident ; his Lordship has resolved to merly established at the same place, as appropriate a part of the sum to the ex- competent masters may be found. pence of publishing a translation into The Christian School at Barrackpore, Hindostanee, both in the Nagree and under the patronage of the Most Noble Nustalig characters, of“ Sellon's Abridg. the Marchioness of Hastings, has likewise ment of the Holy Scriptures," a work been placed under the care of the Dioadmirably calculated for the purposes of cesan School Committee ; her Ladyship the Committee. The superintendance having been pleased to signify her wish and revision of this work has been kindly of traasferring it to them, and her intena undertaken by the Rev. D. Corrie, under tion of providing funds for its support. whose care it has already made consi- The Committee having expressed their dorable progress. The Committee anti. sense of the honout conferred on them cipate means of doing very extensive by this mark of confidence, ber Ladyship good in the department of translating was generously pleased to inform them, and printing the Society's Books and that being solicitous to place the Tracts, by the bappy instrumentality of School in their hands in good repair, to the “ Mission College of the Society for prevent the necessity of any great exthe Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign pense till the fund proposed for its supParts," now happily commenced; while port shall have accumulated," she would they also hope, that the liberality of the consider the Committee as prepared to public will enable them at present to take the charge of it from the 1st of effect something under this head, which January, 1821. The School mean while is likely to become so important a branch was to undergo a thorough repair. of their labour.
The Committee, iu consequence of reRespecting the Native Schools, the presentations made to them, have lately Committee state, that the circle to tho turned their attention to the remote and southward of Calcutta, has been com obscure station of Noacolly, in the displeted by the addition of two Schools, trict of Tipperah; and have determined one at Russapugly, and the other at Bal. to establish a School at that place. Mr. lygunge; that both these Schools were Plovden, who kindly interests himself billed almost as soon as opened, and that respecting the condition of a Christian the attendance of the children has con population settled around him, having tinued undiminished. A class has been engaged to defray the expence of the selected, from the several Schools in the building, and to superintend the managecircle, of the best proficients in Bengalee, ment of its concerns, the Committee who, after attending the regular duties have provided a Schoolmaster competent of the morning in their own School, to take charge of the School. assemble in the afternoon in the Central The Right Reverend the President of School of Beltollah, to receive instruc- the Committee having announced his tion in English. The Committee also intention of establishing a Christian state, that they have at length been ena- School, to be attached to the new Church bled to commence a second circle of of St. James, in Calcutta, the Diocesan Schools in the district of Cossipore, to School Committee, who understood that the northward of Calcutta, wbere some the sum in his Lordship's hands would degree of difficulty had before been ex. not be fully adequate to complete the perienced. Two spots, well situated work as might be desired, placed at his with reference to the population and to disposal, if it should be required, a furmeans of access, have been procured on ther sum of 2000 Sicca Rupees.. 18 al
ve : ECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS. Ashbridge, Joseph, to the vicarage of Devon ; patrons, the Dean and CHAPHeath, Derbyshire.
• TER O EXETER Bagneu, William Webber, B.A. to the Birdwood, W. J. M.A. to the vicarago of
perpetual curacy of Honiton's Clyst, Holne, Devon. "RRMRMBRANCER, No. 37.
Bonney, Herry Kaye, M.A. to the arch. tor in Diviñity in the cathedral church
deaconry of Bedford; patrou, the LORD of Hereford... , Bishop of LINCOLN119
Meade, T. R. to the rectory of Marston Boulton, Henry, LL.B. to the vicarage Bigot, Somerset ; patron, the LARL of
of Sibsey, Lincolnshire; patron, the - CORK. LORD CHANCELLOR...
Pr. Nicolay, G. F. L M.A. rector of St. MiCoke, Francis, to hold by dispensation, chael and St. Martin Vintry, London,
Thé vicarage of Sellack, and the cha- to hold by dispensation the vicarage
pelry of King's Chapel annexed, with of Little Marlow, Bucks. · the rectory of Gladestry, Radnor; pa- Norrse, William, M.A. to the rectory of
trons, the Dean and CHAPTER of HE- Chapham, Sussex; patron, RICHARD REFORD.
Watt WALKER, Esq. Coke, George, B.A. to the rectory of Penrice, C. M.A. to the rectory of Little
Aylton, Herefordshire; patron, the Plumstead, with Witton and Brundall EARL of Oxford.
· annexed, Norfolk; on his own petition. Danson, H. M.A. to the vectory of Bun. Prichard, Richard, B.D. rector of Lanwell, Norfolle ; patron, Sir R. J. Bux- gan, appointed Senior Vicar Choral of TON, Bart. of Shadwell Lodge. l
L landat'; patrons, the CHAPTER. 1Day, E. B.A. to the rectory of Kirby Roberts, T. G. to the rectory of Llana
Bedon St. Andrew, Norfolk ; patron, ber, Merioneth; patron, thc LORD Mrs. M. Day.
CHANCELLOR. Foot, J. S. to the vicarage of Liskeard, Skinner, R. B.A. to the rectory of Samp
Cornwall; patron, Rev. P. F. Hony, ford Peverell, Devón ; patrons, JOHN of All Souls' college.
SILIFANT and Toomas HUGO, Esqrs. it Ford, C. M.A. to the rectory of Billing- Spurway, J. M.A. to the rectory of Pitt
ford, Norfolk ; patron, T. W. Coke, “Portion, founded in the church of TiEsq. of Holkhain II all.
verton ; patron, Rev. R. SPURWAY. 16 Freer, Thomas Lane, M.A. to the vicar. Tattersall,' T. M.A. fellow of Queen's
age of Wasperton, Warwick, by dis · college, Cambridge, to the perpetual pensation ; patron, Rev. Jonn Lucy, curacy of St. Matthew's, Liverpool.nl
M.A. as rector of Hampton Lucy. Dan Vicars, Matthew, to the rectory of AllGrace, H. T. to the vicarage of Westham; hallonos, Exeter; patron, TIE KING, patron, LORD G. H, CAVENDISH.
by reason of lapse.
Po fill out the 1983 Hacker, Nicholas Marshall, to the rec. Watson, T. M.A. to the rectory of Thurla
tory of Kiddington, Oron ; patron, ton, and to the perpetual curacy of LORD VISCOUNT DILLON.
Vé Hardley, Norfolk; patrons, the Cor Hodgkinson, J. of Brasenose college, to PORATION of NORWICH. , KÍ "1819
the vicarage of Leigh, Lancashire ; Webb, John, to the vicarage of Cardiff'; patron, LORD LILFORD. '.
patrons, the DEAN and CHAPTER of Hopkins, W. M.A. to the rectory of Fitz, GLOUCESTER.,Barrio 150 KWH
Shropshire; patron, the LORD CHAN White, W. H. M.A. of Wadham college, CELLOR. laidos,
.. to the vicarage of St. Mary Bredin, · Hughes, Thomas Lewis, M. A. appointed Canterbury; patron, HENRY LES
one of tbe domestic chaplains of LORD WARNER, Esq. en die ona bene COMBERMERE.
Wilson. H. vicar of Great Bedwin, to tho Humphreys, Robert, B.A. to the perpe- rectory of Collingbourne Daicis, Wilts;
tual euracy of Bramley, near Leeds patron, the MARQUIS of AYLES BURY Hurlock, J. T. D.D, oř St. John's col Wylde, Charles, D.D. to the rectory of
lege, Cambridge, to the prebendal stall Waltham, Norfolk; patrons, the CHapof Husborne and Burbage, in the ca- TER of the COLLEGIATE CHURCH of thedral of Salisbury; patron, the LORD SOUTHWELL. A nd it BIS op.
r t Wyndham, Henry Penruddocke, M.A. Jacob, John, to the perpetual curacy of fellow of New college, Oxford, to the
St. Anbyn's Chapel, Plymouth Dock; rectory of Sandford Parva, Essex ; patron, REV. THOMAS WILLIAMSON, patrons, the WARDEN and FELLOWS. 4 rector of Stoke Damarel. Jeffery. John, D.D. to the rectory of UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD.
Exton, Somerset; patrons, Jouy Degrees conferred November 29. b. im Evered and JosEPH JEFFERY, Esqrs. Bacuezóns or ARTS.-John Law, Er. Mainmaring, James, appointed one of eter college; Francis Hole, Queen's col.
the domestie chaplains of EARL So lege; Walker King, Oriel college ; Wil. MERS.
s liam Heathcote, Oriel college ; Henry Livingstone, Terence, to the rectory John Lewis, Worcester college. of Bigbury, Devon ; patron, PETER
December 1. BROWNE, Esq.
BACHELORS OF ARTS.--Edward MaxMatthews, Arthur, B.D. fellow of Braze. well Griffith, Exeter college ; James o noso college, and prebendary of Here. Galloway, Exeter college ; Thomas Law.
ford, admitted to the ofico of Prelec- rance Bloxham, scholar of Lineoln col. lege; Joseph Cooke, Magdalen hall; . December 4.-The names of the follow John Edward Gray, Oriel college ; John ing gentlemen, who had boen respeo Eveleigh, Oriel college ; Carr John Glyn, tively nominated to succeed to the office esq. student of Christ Church; James of select preachers at Michaelmas next, Edward Leslie, Christ Church; Archibald were approved in convocation, viz. : rev. Crawfurd, Baliel college ; Thomas Bou George Glced, B D. fellow of St. John's cher Coney, Baliol college ; Edward college ; rev. Benjamin Parsons Symons, Gardiner, Baliol college ; Thomas Biss. R.D. fellow of Wadhum college ; rev. Jand, Baliol college ; Charles Ingram William Daniel Conybeare, M.A. of Ford, Worcester college; Joseph Daniel, Christ Church; rev. John Keble, M.A. Worcester college ; John Edward Wilson fellow of Oriel college ; rev. William Panton, University college ; James Gras. Crowe, B.C.L. New college. sett, University college ; John Joseph El- December 8.-The rev. Henry Hart Jis, fellow of St. John's college; Benja- Milman, M.A. of Brasenose college, and min Holford Banner, fellow of St. Jokn's ricar of St. Mary's, Reading, was elected college.
professor of poetry, in the room of the December 4.
rev. Joha Josias Congbeare, of Christ MASTERS OF ARTS.-Rev. Charles Wild Church, resigned. Jiam St. John Mildmay, fellow of Merton Mr.' "Thomas Medland, commoner of College; rev. Thomas Williams, Christ Baliot college, was admitted scholar of Church; rev. Robert Downes, Worcester Corpus Christi college, for the diocese of college.
Exeter. BACHELORS OF ARTS. - James Allan The following subjects are proposed Park, esq. Baliol college, grand com for the chancellor's prizes for the ensụ. pounder; Thomas Lawrence, Exeter coc ing year: lege ; John Pyke, Exeter college ; Za- For Latin verses, Alpes ab Annibale chary James Edwards, scholar of Wade cuperata. ham college ; Thomas Horatio Walker, For an English esssy, On the Study of Oriel college; Richard Harrington, Christ Moral Evidence. Churck; George Hawkins, scholar of For a Latin essay, An, re vera, prevaLorpus Christi college ; Richard Henry luerit apud Eruditiores Antequorum PolyMostyp Pryce, Corpus Christi college; theismus ? George Grimstead, Magdalen college; The first of the above subjects is in: George Newton, Trinity college ; Wil tended for those gentlemen of the uniliam Hutchinson, Brasenose college ; versity who have not oxceeded four years John Lodge, Brasenose college ; Cicero from the time of thcir matriculation ; Rabbits, Worcester college.
and the other two for such as have exa December 11.
ceeded four, but not completed seven MASTER OF ARTS. - Rey. Thoma3 years. Wyett, Trinity college.
Sun ROGER NEWDIGATE's PRIZE.For BACHELORS OF ARTS.-William Drake the best composition in English verse, Sealy, St. Alban hall; William Strat- not containing either more or fewer than ton, St. Edmund hall; John Wetherall, fifty lines, by any under graduate who Braserose college; Edmund Philip Stock, has not exceeded four years from the Maydalen hall; Edward Trelawny, Oriel time of his matriculation. Palmyra.. college ; Henry Thursby, Oriel college ;
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE. John Williams, Jesus college; Thomas Procter, Jesus college ; Frederic Riche December 1.On Wednesday last the ard Stevens, Worcester college ; Henry following gentlemen were admitted to Peyton Sadler, Pembroke college.
the undermentioned degrees:December 17.
DOCTOR IN DIVINITY.--The rey. John MASTER OF AHTS.-- Rev. Wm. Hawkes Jeffery, St. John's college. Langley, Christ Church
MASTER OF ARTS.-Edward R. Tupno, BACHELORS OF ARTS.—Thomas Henry Trinity college. Walpole, All Souls' college, John Hobart BACHELOR IN Civil Law._ Edward Seymour, Ereter college; Jobn Barn. Horne, St. Peter's college... well, Pembroke college; Henry Philips, BACHELOR IN Physic. - Frederick Queen's college; Robert Yarker, Queen's Granger, Emmanuel college. college ; Henry Addington Simcoe, Wada BACHELOR OF ARTS. George William ham college ; Charles Wood, Oriel cota B. Daniell, Caius college. Lege; James Robert Chaplyn, Trinity December 7.--At a congregation on college ; Jobn Wickes Tomlinson, Tri. Wednesday last, the following degrees nity college ; Wiliam Henry Cartwright, were conferred; Trinity college; Edward Churton, Christ HONORARY MASTER OF ARTS.-Rev. R. Church; William Lyde Wiggelt, Univer- Skinner, of St. Peter's college. sity college.
BACHELOR IN CIVIL LAW.-Rev. Charles The whole number of degrees in Mi- Burton, of St. John's college. chapimas term was, B.D. 1; B.C.L. 1; At the same congregation William M.A. 22; B.A. 76; Matriculations 112. Wilkinson, M.A. of Trinity had, was