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Charles John Ellicott

1819-1905. Bishop of Gloucester. Educated at grammar schools and at St. John's College, Cambridge (elected fellow in 1845), he held an incumbency in Rutland from 1848, and was thereafter professor of divinity at King's College, London (1858-61), and Hulsean professor of divinity at Cambridge (1860-61). Dean of Exeter in 1861, he became bishop of Gloucester and Bristol in 1863. On the separation of the sees in 1897, he was bishop of Gloucester until his resignation in 1905. He was a notably energetic diocesan, chairman of the New Testament Revision Company for eleven years, wrote a series of highly acclaimed commentaries on most of the Pauline epistles, and a number of other religious and theological books.