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H.D.M. Spence (1836–1917), or the Very Reverend Henry Donald Maurice Spence, was an Anglican dean and author at the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth.
Spence was educated at Westminster School and Corpus Christi College in Cambridge, and ordained in 1865. He lectured in Hebrew at St. David’s College in Lampeter until 1870. He later became rector of St. Mary de Crypt in Gloucester. From 1886 until his death in 1917, Spence served as the Dean of Gloucester. In 1904, he took on his wife’s surname and went by Donald Spence Jones.
Spence served as the general editor of the best-selling The Pulpit Commentary series, and is the author of several other commentaries and church histories.