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Addison, Lancelot, D.D., father of the Joseph Addison, born at Crosby Ravensworth, Westmoreland. 1632, and educated at Queen's College, Oxford. Until the Restoration he spent part of his time at Oxford and part in retirement. He then became chaplain to the garrison at Dunkirk: and in 1663, to that at Tangier. In 1670 he was appointed Chaplain in Ordinary to the King, shortly after, Rector of Milston, Wilts, and Prebendary in the Cathedral of Salisbury. Finally, in 1683, he was preferred to the Deanery of Lichfield; died 1703. In addition to some prose works, he published Devotional Poems, Festival and practical, on some of the chief Christian Festivals, Fasts, Graces, and Virtues , &c. Lond., Henry Bonwick, 1699.… Go to person page >