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Westcott, Brooke Fosslocked

  • Graham A. Patrick


Westcott, Brooke Foss (1825–1901), biblical scholar and bishop of Durham, was born on 12 January 1825 in Birmingham, the only surviving son of Frederick Brooke Westcott, lecturer in botany at Sydenham College medical school, and Sarah, née Armitage, the daughter of a local businessman....

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)