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Simeon, Charles
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(Sep 24, 1759, Reading, Berkshire – Nov 13, 1836, Cambridge, UK), English evangelical clergyman. In 1782 he was made a fellow of King’s College, Cambridge, and, in the following year, appointed vicar of Holy Trinity Church. Despite initial opposition, Simeon persevered, eventually becoming one of the most influential figures in the Church of England. His rise to prominence was due to a combination of influences, including his innovative parish ministry, his skill in nurturing seve…

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Carter, Grayson, “Simeon, Charles”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025550>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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