Joseph Clarke

(c. 1712—1750) Church of England clergyman and religious controversialist

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Joseph Clarke died on 30 December 1749 after a long illness. He was educated at Westminster School and Magdalene College, Cambridge, where he was taught by Thomas Johnson. He entered Magdalene in 1727 and became a Fellow in 1732 (BA, 1731; MA, 1734). Daniel Waterland, Master of the College, thought highly of him and Clarke was chosen to edit his sermons.


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