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Humphrey Prideaux (1648–1724)

Prideaux, Humphrey. An English theologian and historical writer; born at Place in Cornwall, May 3, 1648; died at Norwich, Nov. 1, 1724. He was a minister of the established Church, and became dean of Norwich in 1702. His chief writings are: ‘Validity of the Orders of the Church of England’ (1688); ‘The Case of Clandestine Marriages Stated’ (1691); ‘Life of Mahomet’ (1697); ‘The Old and New Testament Connected in the History of the Jews,’ a work of great research and learning (1716).