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Pillars of the English Church

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'Rulers-3, Frederick Temple '
By the Rev. S. C. CARPENTER , D.D.,
Master of the Temple
IN 1830 an English boy, who had been born in Santa Maura, came to England with his parents, and his new home was a farm in Devon. His father went abroad again and died, and little Frederick Temple was sent to Blundell's School, Tiverton. In due course he won a scholarship at Balliol. One of the trustees, meeting him, said : ' Temple, I cannot say what you are going to be, but this I am sure of, that if you live long enough, you will be one of the greatest men in England.' Temple lived to be the second greatest headmaster of Rugby, Bishop of Exeter, Bishop of London, and Archbishop of Canterbury.
He was yet another great churchman to come under the influence of the Oxford Movement. Oxford also stirred in him a pity for the oppressed. Mill and factory hands were then doing a twelve-hour day for a miserable wage ; children of eight years old and under were employed in the mines ; agricultural labourers were crushed by poverty, isolation, and helplessness. That sympathy for the poor marked his life ; his work on the Schools' Enquiry Commission marked the beginning of a new epoch in education.

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Pillars of the English Church

National Programme Daventry, 15 April 1934 17.30






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