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Herbert Mortimer Luckock (1833 - 1909) was an Anglican priest in the Church of England.



Luckock was born (1833 July) at Great Barr, Staffordshire. He was educated at Marlborough College, Shrewsbury School and Jesus College, Cambridge.[1] In 1858 he was awarded a B.A., deaconed in 1860, priested in 1862 and received his M.A.. Vicar of All Saints' church, Cambridge 1862-1862, 1865-1875.Fellow and Dean of Jesus College, Cambridge. In 1875 he was made a Canon of Ely Cathedral, and principal of Ely Theological College. His theological standpoint was Anglo-Catholic. In 1892 he was appointed the Dean of Lichfield Cathedral until his death in 1909.[2]

Personal life

He married Margret Emma Thompson in Childwall Church April 5th 1866.


Luckock authored the following works:

  • Tables of Stone (1867)
  • Studies in the History of the Prayer Book (1881)
  • An Appeal to the Church not to withdraw her Clergy from Universities (1882)
  • Footprints of the Son of Man as traced by St. Mark (1884)
  • The Bishops in the Tower
  • After Death, the State of the Faithful Dead and their Relationship to the Living (1887)
  • The Divine Liturgy, being The Order for Holy Communion, historically, doctrinally, and devotionally set forth (1889)
  • The Intermediate State between Death and Judgment (1890)
  • John Wesley's Churchmanship (1891)
  • Who are Wesley's Heirs? (1892)
  • The Church in Scotland (1893)
  • History of Marriage, Jewish and Christian, with especial Reference to its Indissolubility and certain forbidden Degrees (1894)
  • Footprints of the Apostles as traced by St. Luke in the Acts (2 vols., 1897)
  • Four Qualifications for a Good Preacher (1897)
  • The Characteristics of the Four Gospels (1900)
  • Beautiful Life of an Ideal Priest; or, Reminiscences of Thomas Thellusson Carter (1902)
  • Life and Works of Dr. Johnson (1902)
  • Spiritual Difficulties in the Bible and Prayer Book: Helps to their Solution (1905)
  • Eucharistic Sacrifice and Intercession for the Departed (1907)

Luckock also edited James Russell Woodford's Great Commission: Twelve Addresses on the Ordinal (London, 1886) and Sermons (2 vols., 1887).




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