Born: September 14, 1833, Dublin, Ireland.
Died: January 11, 1890, Red Lion Square, London, England.
Buried: Woking, Surrey, England.
Littledale attended Bective House Seminary, and Trinity College, Dublin. In 1852 he became a University Scholar; in 1854, he was first class in Classics and gold medalist. In 1856, he won the Berkeley gold medal for Greek, and other awards.
He graduated BA, 1855; MA, 1858; LLD, 1862; and DCL at Oxford, 1862.
He took Holy Orders in 1856, and served as curate at St. Matthew’s Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich (1856–57), and at St. Mary the Virgin, Soho, London (1857–61).
In 1861, he retired due to ill health, and devoted himself to literature. He published about 50 titles, covering subjects in theology, history, liturgy, and hymnology.
Littledale’s works in verse include translations from Danish, Swedish, Greek, Latin, Syriac, German, and Italian.
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