|Short Name:||Robert Lowth|
|Full Name:||Lowth, Robert, 1710-1787|
Robert Lowth was born in 1710, in Winchester. He was educated at Winchester School, and at New College, Oxford; Professor of Poetry in the Univesity of Oxford in 1741; Prebend of Durham, 1755; Bishop of S. David's, 1766; translated to Oxford the same year, and to London, 1777; declined the Archbishopric of Canterbury, 1783. He died in 1787.
--Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.