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Henry Alford
b. October 7, 1810 – d. January 12, 1871 • Poet • Scholar • Theologian
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Alford, Henry
Alford, Henry (1810–71), Dean of *Canterbury. He entered Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1829, and was elected fellow in 1834. In 1835 he became Vicar of Wymeswold, Leicestershire. From 1853 to 1857 he ministered to a large congregation at Quebec Chapel, Marylebone, and then became Dean of Canterbury,
The Thiselton Companion to Christian Theology
Alford, Henry
Alford, HenryHenry Alford (1810–1871) was a talented NT commentator, artist, and hymn writer, and is best known for his four-volume classic, The Greek Testament (1841–1861). He became dean of Canterbury in 1857.
Who’s Who in Christian History
Alford, Henry
ALFORD, HENRY (1810–1871)Church of England minister; New Testament scholarBorn into a long line of Anglican clergymen, Alford lived with his widowed father in Wiltshire. Having shown remarkable talent in classical languages and in history, at the age of eighteen he entered Trinity College, Cambridge.