In 1625 he became canon of Canterbury and vice-president of Magdalen College, and in the following year he was elected president.
But Gibbon's friends in a few weeks discovered that the new tutor preferred the pleasures of London to the instruction of his pupils, and in this perplexity decided to send him prematurely to Oxford, where he was matriculated as a gentleman commoner of Magdalen College, 3rd April 1752.
JOHN WILKINS (1614-1672), bishop of Chester, was born at Fawsley, Northamptonshire, and educated at Magdalen Hall, Oxford.
He was fellow and dean of divinity at Magdalen College, Oxford, from 1893 to 1896, and at the same time vicar of the university church of St.
He was elected to a fellowship at Magdalen in 1840.
It was erected in 1836-1841 on the site of the convent of St Mary Magdalen and escaped the conflagration of 1842.
He was educated at Eton and Magdalen College, Oxford, and after an undergraduate career of exceptional brilliancy was elected to a fellowship at University College.
His authenticated connexion at the university is, however, with Magdalen College.
The dedication to Mary Magdalen was no doubt derived from the hospital at Winchester of which the founder had been master.
The church of St Mary Magdalen and St Denis is a large Perpendicular building.