Colbatch, John, 1663-1748

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Colbatch, John, 1663-1748

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COLBATCH, JOHN, son of John Colbatch, Ludlow, Shropshire, and Jane ---; bapt. 27 Dec 1663; adm.; KS 1680; rejected 1682, but elected to Trinity Coll. Cambridge 1683, adm. pens. 19 Jun 1683, aged 18, scholar 10 Apr 1684; BA 1686/7; MA 1690; BD 1701; DD 1706; Minor Fellow, Trin. Coll., 2 Oct 1689-90, Major Fellow 1 Jul 1690-1715, Senior Fellow from 1715; ordained priest (London) 20 Dec 1691; Chaplain to British Factory, Lisbon 1688 [check]-96; a protege of Gilbert Burnet, Bishop of Salisbury; tutor, Trinity Coll., 1700, Senior Dean 1705-7; travelling tutor in Italy with Earl of Hertford (later 7th Duke of Somerset) 1706; Knightsbridge Professor of Moral Theology, Cambridge, 1707-44; an opponent of Richard Bentley in internal Trinity College disputes, becoming involved in several resulting lawsuits; Prebendary of Salisbury 7 Aug 1702 - res May 1720; Rector of Orwell, Cambs., from 1720; author, three pamphlets; d. 11 Feb 1747/8. DNB.


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Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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