Vaughan, Charles John

(1816–97)
   Dean and Educator.
   Vaughan was a pupil of Thomas arnold at Rugby School. After graduating from the University of Cambridge and ordination, he became headmaster of Harrow School until 1859, when he refused a bishopric and was appointed Vicar of Doncaster. There he organised a very successful ordination course and among his students was the future Archbishop of Canterbury, Randall Davidson. Evangelical in orientation, he was known as an excellent preacher. He became Master of the Temple in 1869 and Dean of Llandaff ten years later. Among his publications were collections of sermons and biblical commentaries.
   F.D. How, Six Great Schoolmasters (1904);
   R.R. Williams, ‘A neglected Victorian divine, Vaughan of Llandaff’, Church Quarterly Review, cliv (1943).

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