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in 1850, taking a second-class in Classics. In 1851 he obtained the Johnson Theological Scholarship, and in 1853 he proceeded to the decree of M.A. Having taken orders he was, from 1854 to 1859, Vice-Principal of the Theological College of Cuddesdon. He was also examining Chaplain to the late Bishop of Salisbury. In 1864 he was appointefd Prebendary of Major Pars Altaris in Salisbury Cathedral. He has been Select Preacher at Oxford (1863-65, 1870-72, 1877-79), and in 1866 he was Bampton Lec- turer. From 1866 to 1875 he was a member of the Hebdomadal Coun- cil at Oxford. In 1870 he was in- stalled a Canon Besidentiary of St. Paul's Cathedral, and in the same year he was appointed Ireland Pro- fessor of the Exegesis of the Holy Scripture in the University of Ox- ford. At this period he was created D.D., and an honorary D.C.L. He resigned the Ireland Professorship in Oct. 1882. Canon Liddon is thie author of "The Divinity of Jesus Christ; eight lectures preached before the University of Oxford in 1866 on the foundation of the late Bev. John Bampton," 8vo, 1867; 2nd edit., 1868 ; 4th edit., 1869 ; 6th edit., 1872; "Walter Kerr Hamil- ton, Bishop of Salisbury. A Sketch, reprinted, with additions and cor- rections, from the Chiardian/' 1869 ; " Some Elements of Eeligion, Lent Lectures," 1870-1872,8vo, 2nd edit., 1873; "Sermons preached before the University of Oxford," 5th edit., 1873 ; and " Report of the Proceed- ings at the Beunion Conference held at Bonn, between the 10th and 16th of August, 1875. Translated from the German of Professor Beusch. With a Preface by H. P. Liddon, D.D.," 1876. He has edited Bishop Andrewes' " Manual for the Sick, 1869, 1870, 1874; and, in conjunc- tion with Dr. William Bright, " English Church Defence Tracts," 1872, &c.

LIGHTPOOT, The Right Rev. Joseph Babbeb, D.D., D.C.L.,

LL.D., Bishop of Durham, was bom at Liverpool in 1828, and received his education at Trinity CoUege, Cambridge, where he obtained a scholarslup in 1848, and graduated B.A. in 1851 as a Wrangler, Senior Classic and ChuicelLor's Medallist. In 1853 he was Norrisian University Prizeman, and he proceeded M.A. in the next year, having been pre- viously, in 1862, elected to a fellow- ship in his coUege. In 1854 he was ordained deacon by the late Bishop of Manchester (Dr. Prince Lee), by whom he was also admitted to priest's orders in 1858. Dr. Light- foot has been successively appointed Tutor of Trinity College, 1857; Select Preacher at Cambridge, 1858, &c.; Chaplain to the late Prince Consort, 1861 ; Honorary Chaplain in Ordinary to her Majesty, 1862 ; Hulsean I^fessor of Divinity in the University of Cambridge, 1861 ; D.D., 1864; WhitehaU Preacher, 1866; Examining Chaplain to Dr. Tait, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1868; Canon Residentiary of St. Paul's Cathedral, Peb. 1871 ; Hon- orary Pellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1872; Select Preacher at Oxford, 1874-75 ; and one of the Deputy Clerks of the Closet to her Majesty, Peb. 1875 ; Margaret Pro- fessor of Divinity at Cambridge, 1875. In Jan. 1879 he was nomi- nated by the Crown, on the recom- mendation of the Earl of Beacons- field, to fill the see of Durham, vacant by the resignation of Dr. Baring. He has published "St. Paul's Epistle to the Galatians. A revised Text, with Introduction, Notes, and Dissertations," 8vo, Camb. and Lond., 1865, 2nd edit., 1866, 7th edit., 1881 ; " The Epistles of St. Paul. A revised Text in Greek, with Introduction, Notes, and Dissertations," 1865; "St. Paul's Epistles to the Philippians. A revised Text, witii Introduction, Notes, and Dissertations," 1868, 6th edit., 1881; "St. Clement of Rome. The two Epistles to the Corinthians. A revised Text, with