Charles Simeon

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Charles Simeon [1759 – 1836] was a priest in the Church of England and served as Vicar of Holy Trinity Church in Cambridge, from 1783 – 1836. Over the course of his long ministry, Simeon undertook an extensive and influential ministry among Cambridge University students. As a result of his ministry, many young men sought ordination in the Church of England. Simeon also worked to support and to guide newly ordained clergy, as they began their ministry