Brewer, John Sherren (1810-1879), an English man of letters. He was a member of Queen's College, Oxford. He took orders, and was appointed professor of King's College, London. For twenty years he was employed in the Record Office, where he did much valuable work. His essays and reviews in English Studies show great knowledge and research, and are pleasant in style. He was elected Honorary Fellow of Queen's College in 1870, and in 1877 was nominated to the living of Topplefield, Essex.