ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Henry Felton

(1679-1740)


Henry Felton was born in London and studied under the famous Busby at Westminster School and at Charterhouse before entering St Edmund Hall Oxford in in 1696 (B.A. 1699, M.A. 1702; B.D. Queen's College, 1709; D.D. 1712); he briefly managed the English church at Amsterdam (1708-09), was Rector of Whitwell (1711), Principal of St. Edmund Hall, Oxford (1722) and rector of Berwick (1736). Henry Felton was domestic chaplain and tutor to three dukes of Rutland. He was succeeded at St Edmund Hall by his son, William Felton.


TEXT RECORDS:

1713A Dissertation on reading the Classics.

PUBLICATIONS:

The hope of Christians and argument of comfort for their death. 1711.
A dissertation on reading the classics and forming a just style. 1713, 1715.
The resurrection of the same numerical body, and its reunion with the soul. 1725.
The character of a good prince. A sermon. 1730.
The Christian faith asserted against deists, Arians, and Socinians. 1732.
A discourse concerning the universality and order of the resurrection. 1733.
The Herodian and the Gaulonite. A sermon. 1734.
The scripture doctrine of the resurrection as it stood before the law. A sermon. 1734.
Sermons. 1748.