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Conybeare, William John

CONYBEARE, WILLIAM JOHN (1815-1857), English divine, son of Dean W. D. Conybeare, was born on the 1st of August 1815, and was educated at Westminster and at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was elected fellow in 1837. From 1842 to 1848 he was principal of the Liverpool Collegiate Institution, which he left for the vicarage of Axminster. He published Essays, Ecclesiastical and Social, in 1856, and a novel, Perversion, or the Causes and Consequences of Infidelity, but is best known as the joint author (with J. S. Howson) of The Life and Epistles of St Paul (1851). He died at Weybridge in 1857.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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