David Durell

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David Durell D.D. (1728–1775) was Principal of Hertford College, Oxford from 1757 to 1775,[1] Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford from 1765 to 1768,[2][3] and a noted Old Testament scholar of his day. He was a canon of Canterbury (Stall XII) from 1767 to his death. He donated copies of his published works to the Chapter Library.

Shelfmark W/F-1-18
David Durell, Vice-Chancellor. Hebrew text of the parallel prophecies of Jacob and Moses relating to the twelve tribes; with a translation and notes.
Oxford: 1763.
Inscription on front pastedown: Given by the Author to the Library of Christ Church Canterbury June 1763.
Shelfmark W/G-5-39
David Durell, Vice-Chancellor. Critical remarks on the books of Job, Proverbs, Psalms, Ecclesiastes, and Canticles. By D. Durell, ... 1772.
Inscription on front pastedown: Library of Christ Church Canterbury. Inscription on front free endpaper: Given by the Author to the Library of Christ Church, Canterbury.