He was born at Sheffield and educated at the Sheffield Grammar School (where his father Thomas Balguy was headmaster [1] until his death in 1696) and at St John's College, Cambridge , graduated BA in 1706, was ordained in 1710, and in 1711 obtained the small living of Lamesley and Tanfield in Durham . [1] He married in 1715. It was the year in which Bishop Hoadley preached the famous sermon on 'The Kingdom of Christ', which gave rise to the Bangorian controversy ; and Balguy, under the nom de plume of Silvius , began his career of authorship by taking the side of Hoadley in this controversy against some of his High Church opponents.

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He was born at Sheffield and educated at the Sheffield Grammar School (where his father Thomas Balguy was headmaster [1] until his death in 1696) and at St John's College, Cambridge , graduated BA in 1706, was ordained in 1710, and in 1711 obtained the small living of Lamesley and Tanfield in Durham . [1] He married in 1715. It was the year in which Bishop Hoadley preached the famous sermon on 'The Kingdom of Christ', which gave rise to the Bangorian controversy ; and Balguy, under the nom de plume of Silvius , began his career of authorship by taking the side of Hoadley in this controversy against some of his High Church opponents.

He was born at Sheffield and educated at the Sheffield Grammar School (where his father Thomas Balguy was headmaster [1] until his death in 1696) and at St John's College, Cambridge , graduated BA in 1706, was ordained in 1710, and in 1711 obtained the small living of Lamesley and Tanfield in Durham . [1] He married in 1715. It was the year in which Bishop Hoadley preached the famous sermon on 'The Kingdom of Christ', which gave rise to the Bangorian controversy ; and Balguy, under the nom de plume of Silvius , began his career of authorship by taking the side of Hoadley in this controversy against some of his High Church opponents.

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