John Keble

Portrait of John Keble.

Portrait of John Keble.

John Keble was born on April 25, 1792 in Fairford, England. He was a noted Anglican theologian and poet. Educated at home by his fater he earned a scholorship in 1806 to Corpus Christi College in Oxford. In 1811 he was elected to a fellowship at Oriel College in Oxford. Keble was ordained as a Deacon in 1815 and as a priest in 1816.