Fonds BUL - Personal Papers of the Reverend Canon Henry Bull

Compilation of Latin Play Prologues, Epilogues and other Epigrams Volume 1: 1772-1788 Volume 2: 1789-1802

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GB 2014 WS-05-BUL


Personal Papers of the Reverend Canon Henry Bull


  • 1815-1858 (Creation)

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3 archive boxes

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Biographical history

BULL, HENRY, brother of John Bull (qv); b. 18 Aug 1797; adm. 13 Jan 1808; KS (Capt., aged 13) 1811; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1815, matr. 8 May 1815, Westminster Student; BA 1819; MA 1821; ordained deacon 12 Jan 1822 (York); an Usher at the School 1819-21, Under Master 1821-6; Vicar of St. Mary Magdalen, Oxford, 20 Dec 1834-7; Select Preacher 1837; Vicar of Lathbury, Bucks., from 17 Jul 1838; Hon. Canon, Christ Church, Oxford, 1877; Busby Trustee from 18 May 1876; a regular contributor of epigrams at Election Dinner, and wrote a number of prologues and epilogues for the Latin Play; m. 8 Aug 1839 Frances Sophia, eldest dau. of Rev. Robert Edward Hughes, Rector of Shenington, Oxfordshire; d. 18 Dec 1888.

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Largely donated to Westminster School by the daughter of the Reverend Canon Henry Bull in 1889. WS-05-BUL-05 was gift separately by Charles B. Phillimore.

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  • English
  • Greek
  • Latin

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  • Greek
  • Latin

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GB 2014

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  • English


  • Latin


Archivist's note

This catalogue was prepared by Charles Low, Archives Volunteer, between 2019 and 2022.

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