Edwards, Thomas (fl.1810) (DNB00)

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Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 17
Edwards, Thomas (fl.1810)

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EDWARDS, THOMAS, LL.D. (fl. 1810), divine, was son of Thomas Edwards (1729– 1785) [q. v.] He graduated LL.B. in 1782 from Clare College, Cambridge. In 1787 he was a fellow of Jesus College, and took his LL.D. degree. He published

  1. Plutarch, 'De Educatione Liberorum,' with notes, 1791, 8vo.
  2. 'A Discourse on the Limits and Importance of Free Inquiry in matters of Religion,' Butt, 1792, 8vo.
  3. 'Remarks on Dr. Kipling's Preface to Beza,' part i. 1793, 8vo.
  4. 'Criticisms relating to the Dead,' London, 1810, 8vo.
  5. Various sermons. N. Nisbett, rector of Tunstall, made several attacks upon Edwards's biblical criticisms.

[Brit. Mus. Cat.; Cooper's Memorials of Cambridge, i. 48.]