Edward Hawkins

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Birthday
27, 1789
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 18, 1882 (93)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
27, 1789
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 18, 1882 (93)

About

English clergyman and professor who served as Provost of Oriel College, Oxford and famously opposed the Oxford Movement.

Before Fame

He graduated from St John's College, Oxford, in 1811 and served as vicar of St. Mary's, Oxford, during the 1820s.

Trivia

He published several of his most famous sermons and also edited the poetic works of John Milton.

Family Life

He married Mary Ann Buckle in 1828. Together, they had five children.

Associated With

He greatly influenced the religious views and preaching methods of John Henry Newman, who succeeded him as Vicar of St. Mary's, Oxford.