Lightfoot, John (16021675)

Lightfoot, John, Orientalist and divine, born at Stoke-upon-Trent, son of a clergyman, educated at Cambridge; took orders and was rector of Ashley, Staffordshire, till 1642; next year he was one of the most influential members of the Westminster Assembly; in 1652 he was made D.D., was Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge in 1653, and subsequently prebendary of Ely; one of England's earlier Hebrew scholars, the great work of his life was the “Horæ Hebraicæ et Talmudicæ,” published in large part posthumously (16021675).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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