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Middleton Conyees

Middleton, Conyees (1683-1750), the earliest of clerical rationalists, was born at Richmond, Yorkshire, and in 1706 became fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. In 1722 he was appointed university librarian, and afterwards held the living of Hascombe, Surrey. His chief works, besides an able Life of Cicero (1741), were the Introductory Discourse and Free Inquiry well known to readers of Mr. Leslie Stephen and Mr. Lecky.