- G. C. Boase
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Hewlett, John (1762–1844), biblical scholar, was the son of Timothy Hewlett, of Chetnole, Dorset. After taking priest's orders he was admitted a sizar at Magdalene College, Cambridge, on 18 January 1786, at the age of twenty-four. He proceeded BD in 1796. He kept a school at ...