D. D Cosin John, an English prelate, born in Norwich, Nov. 30, 1594, died Jan. 15, 1672. He was educated at Cambridge, where he became fellow of Gonville and Caius college; was librarian of Bishop Overall of Lichfield, 1616-'19; and became archdeacon of the East Riding of Yorkshire in 1624. By command of Charles I. he prepared a manual of "Private Devotions " (1627). In 1634 he became master of St. Peter's college, Cambridge, and six years later dean of Peterborough and vice-chancellor of the university. Being a devoted loyalist, he was deprived of his preferments by the party in power and went to Paris, where he occupied himself in performing clerical duties among his exiled countrymen. On the restoration of Charles IT. he was made bishop of Durham (1660). Among his works best known are "Scholastical History of the Canon of Holy Scripture" (1657), and "History of Popish Transubstantiation" (1675).
D. D Cox Francis Augustus, an English Baptist clergyman, born March 7, 1783, died in September, 1853. He graduated at the university of Edinburgh, became pastor at Hackney, near London, in 1811, and was active in procuring the establishment of the London university. He was chosen about 1840 to visit the United States, for the purpose of cultivating fraternal feeling between the Baptists of the two countries. Dr. Cox was a contributor to the "Eclectic Review" and other periodicals, and published a "Life of Melanchthon" (1815), a prize essay, "Our Young Men" (1838), "Female Scripture Biography" (2 vols. 8vo, 1852), and other works.
D. D Coxe Arthur Cleveland, an American bishop, son of the Rev. Samuel Hanson Cox, born at Mendham, N. J., May 10, 1818. He graduated at the university of New York in 1838, took orders in the Episcopal church in 1841, and afterward officiated at Morristown, N. J., Hartford, Conn., Baltimore, and New York. In 1865 he was chosen bishop of the diocese of Western New York. Besides several early volumes of poetry, and a collection of "Sermons on Doctrine and Duty" (1854), he has published "Christian Ballads" (1840); "Athanasion and other Poems" (1842); "Halloween and other Poems" (1844); "Saul, a Mystery, and other Poems" (1845); "Impressions of England " (1856); "Criterion " (1866); and "Moral Reforms suggested in a Pastoral Letter" (1869).
D. D Crooks George Richard, an American clergyman, author, and editor, born in Philadelphia, Feb. 3,1822. He graduated at Dickinson college in 1840, entered the ministry of the Methodist Episcopal church in 1841, and went to labor as a pioneer in Illinois, but was recalled to Dickinson college, where he spent seven years as tutor, principal in the preparatory school, and adjunct professor of Latin and Greek. In 1848 he resumed the pastoral office, and was stationed successively at Philadelphia, Wilmington, Del., New York, and Brooklyn. In 1860 he became editor of "The Methodist" newspaper, in New York. He has prepared, in conjunction with Dr. McClin-tock, a series of "First Books" in Latin and Greek (1846-'7); supervised an edition of Butler's "Analogy," for which he furnished an analysis, index, and biography (1852); and, in conjunction with Prof. A. J. Schem, published a "Latin-English School Lexicon" (1858).