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Chetwood, Knightly, D.D.

an English divine, was born in 1652, and was educated at Eton. He was made fellow of King's College, Cambridge, in 1683, when he contributed- the Life of Lycurgus to the translation of Plutarch's Lives, published in the same year. In April, 1707, he was installed dean of Gloucester, which preferment he enjoyed, until his death at Tempsford, in Bedfordshire, April 11, 1720. Dr. Chetwood wrote the Life of Virgil, and the Preface to the Pastoralls, prefixed to Dryden's .Virgil. He .was author. also of several poems, some of which are preserved in Dryden's' Miscellany, and in Mr. Nichol's collection.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Chetwood, Knightly, D.D.'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/c/chetwood-knightly-dd.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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