1892 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Thomas Dale

Frederic Boase, Modern English Biography (1892-1921) 1:802.



VERY REV. THOMAS DALE (son of William Dale of Pentonville, London). b. Pentonville 22 Aug. 1797; ed. at Christ hospital 1805-17 and C.C. coll. Cam., B.A. 1823, M.A. 1826, D.D. 1870; C. of St. Michael's, Cornhill, London 1822-26; professor of English language and literature at London Univ. 1828-30, at King's coll. London 1836-39; minister of St. Matthew's chapel, Denmark hill 1830-35; V. of St. Bride's, Fleet st. London 3 Jany. 1835 to 1846; Golden lecturer at St. Margaret's, Lothbury 1840-1849; preb. of St. Paul's, 20 Oct. 1843 to 1870; V. of St. Pancras, July 1846 to March 1861 when that parish was subdivided into 20 incumbencies; R. of Therfield, Herts. 26 March 1861 to 1870; declined deanery of Ely 1869; dean of Rochester 23 Feb. 1870 to death, installed April 1870; author of The widow of Nain and other poems 1817; The outlaw of Taurus 1818; The tragedies of Sophocles translated 1836; The sabbath companion being essays on first principles of Christian faith and practice 1844, 3 ed. 1853 and about 70 other books. d. 2 Amen corner, St. Paul's, London 14 May 1870. Palmer's St. Pancras (1870) 43, 142, 159-61; Drawing room portrait gallery of eminent personages, fourth series (1860), portrait; Church of England photographic portrait gallery 1859, portrait 24; I. L. N. [Illustrated London News] xxxv, 647 (1859), portrait, lvi, 563, 643 (1870).