Charles Hardwick, an English theologian, born at Slingsby, Yorkshire, Sept. 22, 1821, died Aug. 18, 1859, while ascending the Pyrenees near Bagneres de Luchon. He was a fellow of St. Catharine's hall, Cambridge, where he resided and held the office of Christian advocate in the university. In 1853 he was appointed professor of theology in Queen's college, Birmingham; in 1855, divinity lecturer at Cambridge; and a few months before his death, archdeacon of Ely. Among his works are: "Historical Inquiry relative to St. Catharine of Alexandria" (1849); "History of the Articles on Religion " (1851); " Twenty Sermons for Town Congregations" (1853); "History of the Christian Church during the Middle Ages " (1853); " History of the Christian Church during the Reformation " (1850); "History of the Preston Strikes and Lockouts" (1857); and "Manual for Patrons of Friendly Societies" (1859). He commenced an elaborate work, "Christ and other Masters." comparing Christianity with other forms of religion, of which four parts were published (1855-7; 2d ed., 1863). He also prepared an edition of the Anglo-Saxon and Northumbrian version of the Gospel of St. Matthew.