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James Hook (1772?–1828)

Hook, James. An English churchman and writer; born in London, June 1772?; died at Worcester, 1828. Educated at Oxford, he took holy orders, rose rapidly in the church, and in 1825 was appointed dean of Worcester. He wrote political pamphlets, sermons, etc. Two of his novels, ‘Pen Owen’ (1822) and ‘Percy Mallory’ (1823) attracted much attention.