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Heath, Benjamin

Record IDcnp00959811
Biographical Data1704 - 1766
Place of BirthExeter, GB
Place of DeathExeter, GB
Last Edit2007-01-29

General Note

Critic and book collector. Born Exeter 1704. Educated Exeter Grammar School, student of Middle Temple 1721 and 1729. Grand tour 1730. Settled in Exeter on his return, began book collecting. Published An Essay towards a Demonstrative Proof of the Divine Existence, Unity, and Attributes, 1740. Town Clerk of Exeter 1752. D.C.L., Oxford, 1762. Published The case of the county of Devon with respect to the consequences of the new excise duty on cyder and perry, 1763, and is attributed with the repeal of the duty in 1766. Died Exeter 1766. His daughter Louisa married in 1775 Joseph Drury, father of Henry Drury.
A aussi écrit en latin
Classiciste, helléniste. - Bibliophile

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Further Biographical Data1704-1766
Intellectual ResponsibilityAuteur
Primary Language(s)English
NationalityUnited Kingdom

Place of Activity

Place of BirthExeter, GB (1704)
Lieu de naissance
Place of DeathExeter, GB (1766)
Lieu de mort


HeadingHeath, Benjamin
used in: The University of Aberdeen Library
Heath, Benjamin
used in: Personal Names Authority File (PND), Germany
Heath, Benjamin
used in: Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris
Heath, Benjamin
used in: Common Library Network (GBV), Göttingen (Germany); Personal Names Authority File (PND), Germany; British Library: English Short Title Catalogue - AACR2 Heading, London (United Kingdom)
Variant NameHeath, Benjaminus


Found inProv. Reg. Notes (See Fletcher, W. Y. English book-collectors. 1902. p208). — LOC. — A revisal of Shakespear's text, wherein the alterations introduced into it by the more modern editors and critics are particularly considered / [by Benjamin Heath], 1765. — Notae sive lectiones ad tragicorum graecorum veterum : Aeschyli, Sophoclis, Euripidis quae supersunt dramata deperditorumque relliquias / auctore Benjamino Heath, 1762. — BN Cat. gén.. — DNB. — GK55. — DNB. — NUC. — NMT
Imprint SourcesHeath, Benjamin: Notae sive lectiones ad Tragicorum Graecorum veterum Aeschyli, Sophoclis*. - 1768
Heath, Benjamin: Notae sive lectiones ad tragicorum Graecorum veterum, Aeschyli, Sophocli*. - 1762
T055143(tp)=By Benjamin Heath esq;


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