Thomas Edwards (fl. 1810)

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Thomas Edwards, LL.D. (died 4 July 1842) was an English clergyman.

Life[edit]

Edwards was the son of Thomas Edwards. He graduated LL.B. in 1782 from Clare College, Cambridge. In 1783 he became a fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge, taking his LL.D. degree there in 1787.[1]

Edwards published various sermons as well as the works listed below. N. Nisbett, rector of Tunstall, made several attacks upon Edwards's biblical criticisms.

Works[edit]

  • (ed.) De Educatione Liberorum, by Plutarch, with notes, 1791, 8vo.
  • A Discourse on the Limits and Importance of Free Inquiry in matters of Religion, Butt, 1792, 8vo.
  • Remarks on Dr. Kipling s Preface to Beza, part i. 1793, 8vo.
  • Criticisms relating to the Dead, London, 1810, 8vo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edwards, Thomas (EDWS776T)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain"Edwards, Thomas (fl.1810)". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.