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Robert Henry Charles (1855 - 1931):
Cleric, Church of England and biblical scholar


Robert Charles was born in Cookstown, County Tyrone, the brother of Richard Charles. He was educated at Queen's College, Belfast, Trinity College, Dublin, and was ordained in 1883 to a curacy in Whitechapel, London, and two years later, to Kensington. From 1898 to 1899 he lectured at Oxford University and again from 1905 to 1914. He was Professor of Biblical Greek at Trinity College, Dublin, from 1898 to 1906. In 1913 he became a canon and six years later Archdeacon of Westminster. He translated manuscripts from the Greek, Hebrew, Armenian, Ethiopic, Syriac, Slavonic and Aramaic and published lectures and sermons.

Born: 6 August 1855
Died: 30 January 1931
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