Matthew Panting

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Matthew Panting
Photograph of stained glass with the name of Henry Langley engraved.jpg
Stained glass in the Grundy Library, Abingdon School (by Charles Eamer Kempe). The name of Matthew Panting appears as an Old Abingdonian who became a master of an Oxford college.
Died12 February 1738

Matthew Panting (1682–1738) was a clergyman and Master of Pembroke College, Oxford.


The son of Matthew Panting of Oxford, the young Matthew entered John Roysse's Free School in Abingdon (now Abingdon School) [1] and was scholar of Pembroke College.[2] BA 1702, MA 1705, BD and Doctor of Divinity 1715.[3]


He was Master of Pembroke from 3 September 1714 until his death in 1738.[4] [5] rector of St Ebbe's church, Oxford (1714–19), rector of Coln St Rogers and canon of Gloucester cathedral (1718–38). He was author of Religious Vows, a Sermon (1732).[6]

See also[edit]

Academic offices
Preceded by
Colwell Brickenden
Master of Pembroke College, Oxford
Succeeded by
John Ratcliffe


  1. ^ Hinde/St John Parker, Thomas/Michael (1977). The Martlet and the Griffen. James and James Publishers Ltd. ISBN 0-907-383-777.
  2. ^ "Object 6: Portrait of Thomas Tesdale". Abingdon School.
  3. ^ "Masters". Pembroke College, Oxford.
  4. ^ "Masters - Pembroke". Pembroke College, University of Oxford. Archived from the original on 2008-05-03. Retrieved 2009-04-23.
  5. ^ Preston, Arthur Edwin (1929). St.Nicholas Abingdon and Other Papers, pre isbn. Oxford University Press. p. 350.
  6. ^ "Parishes, Coln Rogers". British History online.