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Bishop of Peterborough and Christian Hebraist; born in 1671; died July 21, 1747. He was regius professor of Hebrew at Oxford from 1715 until his death. In 1705 at Oxford he published a translation of Maimonides' "Yad," Hilkot Talmud Torah and Teshubah.

  • Dict. National Biography;
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 847;
  • idem. in Zeit.für Hebr. Bibl. ii. 122.
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