Thomas KiplingThomas Kipling (1745 or 1746 – 28 January 1822) was a British churchman and academic.
He entered St John's College, Cambridge University in 1764 at age 18 and was senior wrangler in 1768. He received an M.A. in 1771, a B.D. in 1779, and a D.D. in 1784. He was Boyle Lecturer in 1792, and Master of the Temple in 1797. He was a Deputy Regius Professor of Divinity from 1787 to 1802, and Dean of Peterborough from 1798 to 1822.
Kipling was active as a prosecutor against William Frend for the latter's Unitarian views. Provided by Wikipedia