Robert Lowth

Short Name: Robert Lowth
Full Name: Lowth, Robert, 1710-1787
Birth Year: 1710
Death Year: 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.


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