Charles Bigg

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Reverend Charles Bigg, DD (1840–1908) was a Church of England clergyman, theologian and church historian.

Bigg was the winner of the Gaisford Prize for Greek Prose in 1861. In 1886, he delivered the Bampton Lectures, later published as: The Christian Platonists of Alexandria. He served as the principal of Brighton College in 1871. In 1900 he was invited by the Bishop of London, Mandell Creighton, to a round table conference that produced The Doctrine of Holy Communion and its Expression in Ritual in 1900.

After the death of Reverend William Bright, he was in April 1901 appointed Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History at the University of Oxford, holding the post until his death.[1]



  1. ^ "No. 27307". The London Gazette. 23 April 1901. p. 2776.

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