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John Taylor Coleridge

(1790—1876) judge


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(1790–1876), the biographer of J. Keble. He was a nephew of S. T. Coleridge. In 1809 he was elected a scholar of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and from 1812 to 1818 was a Fellow of Exeter. After leaving Oxford he became a barrister of the Middle Temple. In 1832 he was appointed Recorder of Exeter and from 1835 to 1858 was a Justice of the King's Bench. A keen Churchman, he published in 1869 his biography of J. Keble (d. 1866), whose lifelong friend he had been.

From The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church in Oxford Reference.

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