The Right Reverend. Dr. Robt. Lowth, Lord Bishop of London: 1782

Alexander Hogg

 
The Right Reverend. Dr. Robt. Lowth, Lord Bishop of London: 1782
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Robert Lowth (1710-1787), Bishop of London 1778-87, seen in a medallion with coat of arms. He is the author of the highly prescriptive 'A Short Introduction to English Grammar' (1762) which originated the bans on split infinitives and prepositions at the end of sentences. It was engraved for 'The New Christian's Magazine'.

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Date
 
1782 AD - 1782 AD
Image Number
 
004986

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