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Thomas Monro

(1764—1815) Church of England clergyman and writer


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Thomas Monro was born on 9 October 1764 in Berkshire and died on 25 September 1815 at Little Eaton, Essex. He was a nephew of Alexander Monro primus. He attended school in Norwich and Colchester, where he studied with Dr Samuel Parr. Having entered St Mary Hall, Oxford, in July 1782, he was elected demy at Magdalen College in 1783, taking a BA from the University in 1787 and an MA in 1791. He married on 7 June 1797, resigning from Magdalen, and was curate of Selborne, Hampshire, for just under two years between 1798 and 1800. He was then presented with the living at the rectory of Little Eaton, where he lived until his death.

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From The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy in Oxford Reference.

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