Title Refs: *1 *2
Revd, Prof
First name(s) Ref: *2
Robert William
Surname Ref: *2
Browne
Position(s) held at King's College London Refs: *2 *4
  • Professor of Classical Literature, 1835-1863
  • Emeritus Professor of Classical Literature, 1863

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended Refs: *1 *2 *3

St John’s College, Oxford

Qualifications Ref: *1

BA (1831), MA (1835)

Position(s) held (non King's College London) Refs: *2 *3
  • Assistant Preacher, Lincoln's Inn 1836-43
  • Archdeacon of Bath, 1860
  • Canon of Wells, 1863
  • Rector, Weston Super Mare 1862-76
Professional activities Ref: *6

Late Fellow and Tutor of of St.John's College, Oxford

Publications Ref: *5
  • History of Greek Classical Literature 2.vols
  • History of Roman Classic Literature
  • Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle translated with notes and introduction
  • History of Greece
  • History of Rome
  • Latin Grammar for Ladies
  • Classical Examination Papers of King's College
  • Justification of Faith in the Atonement
  • Table of comparative Chronology
  • Tracts for Solders
  • The Christian Ministry
  • The Preacher of the Gospel of Piece

Personal details

Date of birth Refs: *1 *4
12th November 1808
Place of birth Refs: *1 *4
Lambeth, London
Date of death Refs: *1 *4
1890
Place of death Refs: *1 *4
St Pancras, London
Family details Refs: *3 *4

Eldest son of William and Ann Browne of St. George's, Southwark; married Caroline Bradford; children - Robert C.C., Millicent E., Hamilton E.

Notes Ref: *4

Ven Robert Browne with England, Oxford Men and their Colleges, 1880-1892, vol. 2.

* References

  1. CCEd ID 23153
  2. KA/IC/B12, 16, 22
  3. www.findmypast
  4. UK Census
  5. King's College London Calendar 1857 p446
  6. King's College London Calendar 1857-1858 p211
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