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Robert Clive


Clergyman. BA, Cambridge, 1745–6. Ordained priest, 1747. Rector of Adderley, Shropshire, 1750; prebendary of Hereford, 1760–9; vicar of Clun, 1766–82; chaplain to Lord Scarsdale; archdeacon of Shropshire, 1769–92; prebendary of Westminster, 1778–92. Friend of Erasmus Darwin (1731–1802).


Alum. Cantab.

letter from C. H. Tindal, 1 January 1880


Alum. Cantab.: Alumni Cantabrigienses. A biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge, from the earliest times to 1900. Compiled by John Venn and J. A. Venn. 10 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1922–54.