John Davie, D.D. (13 September 1777, in Debenham – 10 October 1813, in Bungay) was an academic in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.[1]

Davie was educated at Ipswich School and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. He was a Fellow of Sidney Sussex from 1801, the year he was ordained a priest in the Church of England. He was Master of Sidney Sussex from 1811, and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge from 1812,[2] holding both positions until his death.[3]


  1. ^ "The colleges and halls: Sidney Sussex". British History Online. Retrieved 2018-12-24.
  2. ^ "History of the Vice-Chancellorship | Vice-Chancellor's Office". Retrieved 2018-12-24.
  3. ^ Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List of All Known Students, Graduates and Holders of Office at the University of Cambridge, from the Earliest Times to 1900, John Venn/John Archibald Venn Cambridge University Press > (10 volumes 1922 to 1953) Part II. 1752-1900 Vol. ii. Chalmers – Fytche, (1944) p180
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