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Henry Melvill Gwatkin

Henry Melvill Gwatkin

British historian and theologian
Henry Melvill Gwatkin
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Intro British historian and theologian
Was Historian
From United Kingdom
Type Social science
Gender male
Birth 30 July 1844, Leicestershire, East Midlands, England, United Kingdom
Death 14 November 1916 (aged 72 years)
Star sign Leo
Education
St John's College
Shrewsbury School
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Biography

Henry Melvill Gwatkin (30 July 1844 – 14 November 1916) was an English theologian and church historian.

Gwatkin was born at Barrow-on-Soar, Leicestershire, the youngest son of the Rev. Richard Gwatkin, and educated at Shrewsbury and St John's College, Cambridge. In 1868 he won the university's Scholefield Prize and Hebrew Prize and began his academic career as a Fellow of St John's. In 1891 was appointed as Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History in the University of Cambridge, and also transferred as a Fellow to Emmanuel College, serving in those roles until 1912.

Gwatkin died in 1916 and is buried in the Parish of the Ascension Burial Ground, Cambridge, with his wife Lucy de Lisle Gwatkin.

Works

Gwatkin also wrote few malacological studies, include:

  • Gwatkin H. M., Suter H. & Pilsbry H. A. 1895. Observations on the dentition on Achatinellidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, volume 47, 237-240.
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https://archive.org/details/p2alumnicantabri03univuoft/page/178
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https://archive.org/details/knowledgeofgodit01gwatuoft
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https://archive.org/details/earlychurchhisto01gwatuoft
https://archive.org/details/earlychurchhisto02gwatuoft
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