George Horne

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Dr George Horne (1730–1792) was Dean from 1781 to 1790. He was also President of Magdalen College, Oxford. He was appointed bishop of Norwich in 1790.[1]

Shelfmark W/B-1-36
George Horne. Considerations on the life and death of St. John the Baptist.
Oxford: 1777.
Inscription on front pastedown: From the author
Shelfmark W/L-4-7/8
George Horne, Bp. Discourses on several subjects and occasions. By George Horne, ... 1787.
Inscription on front pastedown: From the Author.
Shelfmark W/L-6-15/16
George, Bp Horne. Commentary on the Book of Psalms. ... By George Horne, ... 1784.
Inscription on front pastedown: From the Author.
Inscription on title page: Library of the Church of Canterbury.
Shelfmark W/L-3-41/42
Collectanea curiosa; or Miscellaneous tracts, relating to the history and antiquities of England and Ireland, the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, and a variety of other subjects. Chiefly collected, and now first published, from the manuscripts of Archbishop Sancroft; … 1781.
The subscription list includes George Horne, Dean of Canterbury; John Lynch, Prebendary of Canterbury.
References
  1. Nigel Aston, ‘Horne, George (1730–1792)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 (http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/13789, accessed 24 Sept 2012)