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trine of the Sacraments, plainlie and



fully set down, and declared out of tlie
worde of God. 6. A short and profitable
Treatise ; of Lawful! and unlawful! Re-
creations, and tlie right use, and abuse of
those that are lawful!.

15. Sacred Theology, in ten boolvs.
MS. in Dr. Williams's library, Redcross
street, London. Prefixed is an address
to him by Tliomas Cartwriglit, dated 3rd
Sept. 1583.

16. The Consideration of the Admoni-
tion of Mr. Yaughan. MS.

He is also said to have been concerned
inwi'iting tlie celebratedMarprelate tracts.

Brook's Puritans, i. 388, 392. Tanner's Bibl.
Brit. 277. Bibliotheca Anglo-Poetica, 112. Brit.
Bibl. 224. Collier's Poetical Decameron, i. 308.
Heylin's Hist, of the Presbj-terians, 252, 284.
Parte of a Register, 387, 412. Wood's Atlien.
Oxon. ed. Bliss, i. 496, 497 ; iv. 736. Haubury's
Memorials relating to tbe Independents, i. 163,
170, 316, 526; iii. 41, 239, 431. Strype's Whitgift,
124. Farr's Elizabethan Poets, xxxi, 341. Her-
bert's Ames, 1156, 1511, 1663, 1679, 1683. Leigh's
Treatise of Religion & Learning, 196. Rogers's
Catholic Doctrine of the Ch. of Engl. 280, 361.
Cat. of Dr. "WUliams's Library, i. 120. Warton's
Hist. Engl. Poetry. Neal's Puritans, i. 317. Har-
vey's Pierce's Supererogation, ed. Brydges, 109,
231. Brook's Cartwright, 40, 221,222, 310. Ban-
croft's Pret. Holy Discipline, 221, 222, 278, 347.
Sutcliffe's Answer to Throckmorton. Bancroft's
Daungerous Positions, 55, 104. Warton's Hist.
Engl. Poet. iii. 262.

WILLIAM DRITRY, third son of
John Drmy, esq., of Rougliam Suftbllv,
by liis wife Elizabetli, daughter of John
Goldingliam of Belsted in Essex, and co-
heiress of Tliomasine Linton her mother,
was educated in Trinity hall, proceed-
ing LL.B. 1553. On 30 Jan. 1558-9
he was, by tlie title of licentiate of
laws, appointed regius professor of civil
law. He was created LL.D. 1560, and on
5 May 1561 was admitted an advocate,
obtaining the office of secretary to arcli-
bishop Parker about the same time. In
tlie following year he was appointed
master of the faculties. He was lilcewise
one of the high commissioners for causes
ecclesiastical. On 28 June 1567 arcli-
bishop Parlcer appointed him one of the
commissioners to visit the diocese of
Norwicli. He was judge of the Prerog-
ative court, but we do not know the date
of his appointment. Tlie archbisliop
granted, 25 Nov. 1574, the advowson of
Bucksted Sussex to his son John and
Dr. Drury. In 1577 Dr. Drmy was
appointed, in conjunction Avith Dr. Huse,
to act for arclibishop Grindal dm-ing his
sequestration. He was swoni master

extraordinary in chancery 10 Oct. 1580,

and master in ordinary 10 Feb. 1584-5.
He died shortly before Christmas 1589.
The 7th of May in that year has been
assigned as the day of his death, but we
are satisfied that tliis is a mistake. In the
parish clivu'ch of S. Mary Magdalen,
Old Fish-street, London, was the follow-
ing inscription to his memory :
Epitaphium 1622.
Clarissimi t'iri GuUclmi Driircei, ex An-
tiquo et lllustri Dmrceornm FainVid oriundi.
Juris CiPsarii Doctorls, et AinpUssimce Cu-
ri(e PrcerogutircE in Anglid Bignissimi Judicis,
j(im olim defuncti, recenter vera Marice Uxoris
ejus Fceinince laudadssimce, ex splendidissimo
SoufJncellortini geiierw jirognatee.
Hac Gulieliiiiis liumo

Terde?>is doriiiiit Annis
Kunc subiit tuinulum
junefa Maria viro,
Justitice fiiit hie alitor,

jiirisque Ma gist er;
So'C qiioqiie Magnanima

Nohilitate, fide,
Sena prole ferax ; virtutwn

excmpla futuris
Mternanda ^'Evis

liquit titerqiie Parens.
Felices niinium tiiraque,

et Fu7iere sponsas,
Dant qvibns lioec umim

Cor, Sumiis, Astra, Locum.
CharissiniKS suis Patri et Matri, hoc Car- '
mine Parentavil, Gulielmits Drurceus.

Hoc Mojuanentum in mcmoriam defunct-
orum Amicorum poni curavit. 2'Jio. Cotton,
A. P.

He lived at Brett's hall in Tendring
in the county of Essex, which estate he
acquired by purchase.

Dr. Drury drew up :

Propositions for archbishop Wliitgift
in order to prevent a commission of me-
lius inqitirendum, 1584. Printed in
Strype's Annals, iii. App. 90.

He married Mary, daughter of sir

Richard Southwell kniglit, by whom lie

had issue, John, afterwards a knight,

George, William, Robert, Bridget wdfe

of — Babington, esq., of Worcestersliii-e,

and Elizabeth wife of Charles Clere, esq.,

of Stokesby Norfolk. His widow, who

was his executrix, remarried Robert

Forth, LL.D., master in chancery.

Cullum's Hawsted. Morant's Essex, i. 471,
472, 475. Cal. Ch. Proc. temp. Eliz. i. 3. Blome-
ficld's Norfolk, xi. 250. Parker Corresp. 213, 277,
345> 363. Monro's Acta Cancellariae, 547, 672,
673. Strype's Stow, iii. 226. Cootc's Civilians,
45. Lodge's lUustr. ii. 351. Strype's Annals, iii.
230, 592. Strype's Parker, i. i2"i, 248, 253, 267 ;
ii. 300, 432, 476". Strype's Grindal, 218, 229, 231.
Strype's 'Whitgift, i. 80, 112, 216. Cat. of Umv.
Lib'r. MSS. ii.61. Lemon's Cal. State Papers,
576. Collier's AUej-n Papers, 7. Collect. Topog.
& Geneal. iii. 310. Norfolk Archac'ology, v. 295.
Hutton Correspondence, 68. Grindal's Bemaius.
446. Nichols's Prog. Eliz. iii. 171.



JOHN HAM:\I0XD, baptised at
Whalley in Lancashire, in 1542 became
fellow of Trinity hall, and in 15 G 1 proceeded
LL.B. AVlien queen Elizabeth rode into
his college 9 Aug. 1564, he addi-essed
her majesty in a short latm speech. He
•was admitted an advocate 11 May 1569,
in which year he was created LL.D.
It appears that he was a member of
the high commission for ecclesiastical
causes in, if not before, 1572. His name
occurs in a special commission of oyer
and tei-miner for the comity of Essex
20 Oct. 1573. In that year he became
commissary to the dean and chapter of
S. Paul's, and he was a master in chancery
in or before 1574. In 1575 he was
appointed chancellor of the diocese of

On 11 March 1576-7 he was com-
missioned with others to adjudicate wdth
respect to the restitution of goods be-
longing to subjects of the crown of
Portugal, and on 20 June 1577 his name
occm's in a commision touching com-
plaints of piracy prefen-ed by subjects
of the crown of Scotland. Soon after
this period he vacated his fellowship at
Ti-inity hall.

In 1578 he, Laurence Hmuphi-ey,D.D.,
Thomas Wilson dean of Worcester, and
John Still, D.D. , afterwards bishop of Bath
and Wells, were dispatched by the english
government to the diet at Smalcald. In
Aug. 1580 he and Thomas Norton were
sent to Guernsey, in order to investigate
certain complaints which had been made
by the inhabitants against sir Thomas
Leighton, captain or governor of that isle.
In March 1580-1 we find him con-
cerned in the torture, by Ske\'ington's
irons, of Thomas Myagh, a prisoner in
the tower, who was charged with having
maintained a treasonable correspondence
with the rebels in Ireland. In May
1581 he took a part in the examination
and torture of Alexander Bryant, a jesi;it
confined in the tower; and in -July and
the following months lie appears to have
been actively engaged in the examination
of Edmund Campian the Jesuit and
other priests, all of whom seem to
have been either tortured or tlireatened
with the rack. To a letter of the privy-
council to him and others on this business,
dated 30 July 15Sl,is subjoined this post-
script: " Whereas we are given to under-
stande that you, Mr. Doctor Hammond,

have out of Sanders's booke De Monar-
chia Ecclesiie and Bristowe's Motives,
drawn certaine points touching the ac-
knowledgement of their allegiance towards
Her Majestic ; we thinke it goode that
you propounded the same to Campian,
and the priestes, requiringe their directe
answer to the same." On 29 April
1582 the privy- council authorised Dr.
Hammond and others to repair* to the
tower to examine Thomas Alfield, a semi-
nary priest, and in case he should not
willingly discover certain matters, they
were to put him to the rack, and by
the torture thereof di-aw from him such
things as he should be able to say.

In the parliament of 23 Nov. 1585 he
sat for Eye, as he did for Porpigham,
alias Westlow, in that of 29 Oct. 1586.

He died about the end of December
1589. His will, which bears date the
21st of that month, was proved 12 Oct.

It has been conjectm-ed that his mother
was a sister of Alexander NoweU dean
of S. Paul's. We do not know the name
of his wife, but he was father of John
Hammond, M.D. who was father of Henry
Hammond, D.D. the learned commentator
on the New Testament.
He is author of :

1. Oratio cimi Eegina Majestas in-
spexerat in Aulam Trmitatis, 9 Aug.
1564. In Nichols's Prog. Eliz. iii. 83.

2. Opinion why the Vicar of Alton
cannot demand Tythe of Woad growing
in that Parish by Law ; but how far in
Equity he may be allowed, 17 Oct. 1584.
MS. Hail. 6993. art. 39.

3. Opinion touching the will and testa-
ment of Mr. William Yelverton, 21 Dec.
1589. MS. Lansd. 144. art. 24.

Strype's Annals, ii. 115, 610, 647; iii. 421, 482,
588. Sti vpe's Parker, 373, 427. Strype's Grindal,
2c8. Str\pe's Whitgift, 273; App. p. 19. Strype's
Aylmer, 60. Coote's Civilians, 48. Monro's Acta
Cancellarire, 410. Cliurton's Xowell, 263, 299,
300, 631. Lemon's Cal. State Papers, 304, 535, 700.
Nichols's Proff. Eliz. 1 ed. iii. 83, 171. Howell's
State Trials, i. 1078—1084. MS. IJaker, iv. 140.
Cat. Univ. Libr. MSS. ii. 61. Jardine on Torture,
29, 32, 84—90. Lodge's lUustv. ii. 351. Kymcr,
XV. 725, 760, 779. Wriirht's Kliz. ii. 123. Parker
Correspondence, 447. Thorpe's Cal. State Papers,
1021. Grindal's Remains, 370. IMurdin's State
Papers, 260, 780. Univ. i: Coll. Doc. iii. 523-
Nicholas's Ilatton, 162. Aquepontani Concert. Keel.
Oath, in Anglia, 73, 85—89, 223. Willis's Not.
Pari. iii. (2) 107, 109. MS. Harl. 6993. art. 39.

MS. Lansd. 54. art. 02; 144. art. 12, 24. Ms.

Addit. 12, 504 Cal. Ch. Proc. temp. Eliz. 1. 134'

343. Ilevwood & Wright's Univ. Trans. 1. 536.
llutton Correspondence, 20. Assheton's Journal,
ed. Ridnes, 116.



HENRY GLASSCOCK matriculated
as a pensioner of Christ's college 21 Nov.
1581, migrated to Clare hall, became B.A.
1585-6, and commenced M.A. 1589.

He is author of:

Verses in the university collection on
the death of sir- Philip Sidney, 1587.

EGBERT JACOB, a native of London,
matriculated as a sizar of Trinity college
12 Nov. 1565, proceeded B.A. 1569-70,
was elected a fellow, and in 1573 com-
menced M.A. He took the degree of
M.D. at Basle, and was incoi-porated at
Cambridge 15 May 1579. In 1586 he was
admitted a member of the London college
of physicians.

He was one of the physicians to queen
Elizabeth, who, when solicited to send a
physician to the Russian com-t, selected
Dr. Jacob, and recommended him as
being well skilled in female complai its,
her majesty having often benefited by his
advice. The queen, moreover, assured
her beloved sister the Czarina, that he
knew more about the situation of hing-
in women than even the midwives them-
selves. The queen's letters in his
favour are given at length in the
Annals of the coUege of physicians.
To the Czar she says, " Noluimus vel
non parum providte esse salutis fuse vel
negligentes honoris nostri quin virum
tarn probitatis laude insignem quam cog-
nitionis in re medica usu^sque laude
commendatissimum ad te mitteremus,
eaque propter e domesticis e nostris ex
eorum numero qui corporis salutisque
nostrse secundum Deum custodes sunt,
Robertiun Jacob in Medicina Doctorem,
vii'um literatum, artis sute peritissimum,
moruni honestate probatissimum ad te
mittimus non quia libenter eo careremus
sed quoniam tibi tanquam nobis volimius
et cogitamus facere bene. Eum ut pari
cum gratia a nobis accipias et honore
merito persequaris etiam atque etiam
rogamus." To the Czarina she saj^s,
" Non solum obstetricem expertam et
peritam misimus partus dolores scientia
leniat, sed medicum etiam nostrum qui
nostram valetudiiiem cui-are solebat pra?-
dictum D. Jacob una amandamus, homi-
nem vobis antea cognitum, fide plenam
ut medica arte in qua excellit obstetricis
actiones dirigat et vestraj valetudini fide-
liter inserviat."

Dr. Goodall calls him Robert James,

on the supposition, as we conceive, that
his svu'name in the Annals and in the
letters of Q. Elizabeth had, as was then
customary, been translated into latin. In
this, however, we suspect that Dr. Goodall
was mistaken. Our physician was knowm,
and is still remembered in Russia, as Dr.
Jacob, and is so mentioned by the late sir
George Lefevre, M.D. in his Sketch of the
Origin and present State of Medicine and
of Medical Institutions in Russia.

Dr. IMimk's MS. Roll of the Coll. of Phys. i. 89.
Goodall's Coll. of Phys. Epist. Dedic. k 328.

ROBERT LUSHER, elected from
Westminster to Trinity college 1581,
B.A. 1585-6, M.A. 1589, has greek verses
in the university collection on the death
of sir Philip Sidney, 1587.

Alumni Westmon. 55.

THOMAS MARTYN, a younger son
of John Martyn, gent., was born iit Ceme
in Dorsetshii'e, and educated first at
Winchester school and then at New
college Oxford. After two years of pro-
bation he was in 1539 admitted perpetual
fellow of New college. He subsequently
travelled in France as tutor to certain
young gentlemen, and applied himself to
the study of the civil law, wherein he
acquired great proficiency, taking the
degree of doctor in that faculty at
Bourges. In 1553 he resigned his fel-
lowship at New college. He served for
Hindon in Wiltshire in the parliaments
of 2 Api-il and 12 Nov. 1554, and was
admitted an advocate 15 Jan. 1554-5.
Aliout that period he was oflicial of the
archdeaconry of Berks, chancellor to
Gardiner bishop of Winchester, and a
master in chanceiy. He was incorpor-
ated doctor of ci\dl law at Oxford 1 July
1555. Dr. Martyn took a conspicuous
part in the proceedings against bishop
Hooper, Dr. Rowland Taylor, John Tay-
lor alias Cardmaker, John Careless,
archbishop Cranmer, and other protest-
ants : but it appears that he interfered
to procure the discharge of Robert
HoiTieby, groom of the chamber to the
princess Elizabeth, who had been com-
mitted to the marshalsea for refusing to
hear mass. In May and June 1555 he
was at Calais, apparently in attendance
upon bishop Gardiner the lord-chancellor.
In the pai'liament which met 21 October
that year he again represented Hindon.



In July 1556 he occm-s as one of the
masters of the requests, and was em-
ploj'ed with sii* Roger Cholmeley to
examine Silvester Taverner on a charge
of having- embezzled the queen's plate,
they being empowered to put him to
such tortures as by their discretion should
be thought convenient. In Sept. 1556
it was intended that he should succeed
Dr. Wottou as ambassador at the French
court, but the design seems not to have
taken eflect. In October in that 3^ear he
was despatched by the privy-council to
king Philip at Ghent, touching the con-
templated marriage of the duke of Savoy
to the princess Elizabeth, and also with
respect to the trade between England
and the states of the Low-countries. The
king sent him to the states to treat with
them on the latter subject. In June

1557 he was one of the council of the
north, and in the following month he
occurs in a commission with the carl of
Westmoreland, bishop Tunstal, and Ro-
bert Hyndmer, LL.D., for the settlement
of certain difterences between England
and Scotland, which had been occasioned
by the inroads of the Grahams and
others. He was returned for Ludgar-
shall in Wiltshire to the parliament
which met 20 Jan. 1557-8. On 13 May

1558 he and others were authorized to
bring to the torture, if they should so
think good, one French, a prisoner in
the tower. He was highly obnoxious to
the protestants, and we have but few
notices of him during the reign of Eliza-
beth. He appears to have been living at
Buntingford in April 1561. We also
find that during that reign he resided at
Fenstanton in Huntingdonshire, having
the impropriate rectory of that parish
and the annexed chapel of Hilton. Ulti-
mately lie settled at Steeple Mordcn in
CambridgeshLre. It appears that he was
returned for Dorchester to the parliament
wliich met 11 Jan. 1562-3. In 1587 he
was incori)orated in this university as
doctor of civil law. In 158'J he was en-
gaged in a dispute with John Alleyn,
citizen and innholder of London, respect-
ing tlie lease of a tenement and garden.
On the llth of November this matter was
referred to the award of two citizens, or
of William Drury, LL.D. as umpire.
It is not known wlictlier ho survived that
year, so remarkably fatal to eminent

By his wife Margaret, daughter of
John Royse of London, he had issue
Hem-y and Thomas, and also, as we be-
lieve, a son named Francis. Thomas
was his executor, and instituted a suit in
chanceiy to acbninister his personal estate,
the defendants being IMargaret the widow
and Francis Llartin.

He gave books to the libraries of New
college Oxford, and Gonville and Caius
college in this university.

Some protestant writers make grave
imputations on his moral character. We
however cpiestion whether their state-
ments are entitled to much credit. The
charge that he had played the fool as
Christmas lord at New college may at
any rate be dismissed as frivolous.

His woi"ks are :

1. A Traictise declaryng and plainly
proving that the pretensed Marriage of
Priestes, and Professed Persons, is no
marriage, but altogether unlawful, and
in al ages and in al comiteries in Clu'is-
tendome, both forbidden and also puny-
shed. Herewith is comprised in the later
chapiters a fidl confutation of Doctour
Poynetes boke, intitled a defense for the
marriage of Priestes. Loud. 4to. 1554.

2. Orations to archbishop Cranmer,
and disputation and conferences with him
on matters of religion, 1555 and 1556,
In Fox's Acts & Monuments.

3. Examination of John Careless, 25
April 1556. In Fox's Acts & Monu-

4. Examination of Elizabeth Young,
1558. In Fox's Acts & Monuments.

5. Historica Descriptio complectens
vitam ac res gestas beatissimi viri Gu-
lielmi Wicami quondam Vintoniensis
Episcopl et Angliiio Cancellarii et funda-
toris duorum collegiorum Oxonije et Vin-
tonite. Loud. 4to. 1597. Oxford, 4to,

6. On the management of fishes,
coneys, pigeons, artichokes, strawberries,
musk-melons, pompions, roses, cherries,
&c. MS. Lansd. 101. art. 9.

7. Letters. The number of these now
extant does not appear to be large.
Three to the earl of Devonshire have
been printed.

Arms : A. 2 bars G. on each 3 bezants.

Bale, ix. 98. Pits, 761. Coote's Civilians, 39.
Wood's Athon. Oxon. c<l. lUiss, i. 500. Wood's
Fasti, ed. Bliss, i. 148. Strypc'a Mem. ii. 387;
iii. 168—170, 180, 183, 260, 308, 321—328. Strypo's
Cranmer, 53, 330, 331, 352, 371, 376, 381, 396,



418, 457; App. p. 262. Strype's Parker, 53, 504;
App. p. 15. Collier's AUeyn Papers, 4 — 7. CoUett's
Cat. of Caius Coll. Libr. i. 14, 70. Herbert's
Ames, 726, 830, 1587, 1588, 1734. Lowth's Wyke-
bam, p. ix. Cambridgesbire Visitation, 1619.
Parker's Seel. Cantab. 218. Lemon's Cal. State
Papers, 65 — 58, 87, 174. Thorpe's Cal. State
Papers, 105, 150. Tanner's Bibl. Brit. Watt's
Bibl. Brit. 650. Thomas's Hist. Notes, 374.
Jardine on Torture, 20, 75, 76. Tytler's Edw. 6
& Mary, ii. 471, 477, 479. Parker Correspond-
ence, p. ix, 483. Bradford's Works, ed. Towns-
end, i. 516. Cranmer's Works, ed. Cox, ii. 212,
217, 446, 447, 542. Zurich Letters, iii. 166. PU-
kington's Works, ed. Seholefield, 549. MS. Baker,
sxiv. 187. Nasniith's Cat. of C. C. C. MSS. 166.
Cal. Ch. Proc. temp. Eliz. i. 53 ; ii. 225, 247,
Dodd's Ch. Hist. ii. 167. MS. Harl. 374. fo. 23.
Cough's Anecd. of Topog. ii. 393. Fox's Acts
& Mon. ed. Cattley, vi. 649 ; vii. 78, 343, 749 ; viii.
44. 49—51. 54. 57^ 62, 65, 68, 91, 07, 99, 163—170,
301, 537, 538, 552, 580, 764. WiUis's Not. Pari,
iii- (2) 38, 45, 52, 60, 72.

THOMAS PENXY, mati-iftilated as
a sizar of Trinity college 20 May 1550,
B.A. 1551-2, M.A. 1559, became prebend-
ary of Newington in tbe church of S.
Paul 2 March 1559-60. He was sworn
a fellow of his college 1560. Having
been appointed to preach one of the
Spitalsermons in 1565, archbishop Parker
objected to him, believing him to be ill-
affected to the church establishment. Soon
afterwards he travelled into varioits parts
of Europe, residing for some time in
Switzerland, where it is supposed he was
at thedeath of ConradGesner in December
1565, and it has been conjectm-ed that
he assisted Wolf in arranging the plants
and memorials of their deceased friend.
He also visited the island of Majorca.
It is probable that he took the degree of
M.D. abroad. Certain it is that he after-
wai'ds practised physic in London with
reputation. It is said that he was a
fellow of the college of physicians.

On 25 May 1577 he with eight others
subscribed a letter to Thomas Cart-
wright commending his condi;ct -uath
respect to ecclesiastical matters. About
the close of the same year he was de-
prived of his prebend for nonconformity.

He died in 1589, and left his papers
to Drs. Muffet and Tvirner. Dr. Turner
the great botanist had died in 1568, so
that it was probably his son Peter
Turner, M.D. who is intended.

He was indubitably a man of great at-
tainments in the natural historj', and es-
pecially the botany of his time : Gerard
styles him " a second Dioscorides for his
singular knowledge of plants." That he
had diligently searched both the northern
and southern parts of England is manifest

from the variety of rare plants discovered
by him and communicated to Lobel and
Gerard. He was personally known to
Gesner and Camerarius, and frequently
supplied them \vith rare plants. There
seems to be no doubt that he was also
intimate with Crusius,whom he furnished
with a variety of curious articles inserted
in his Eariores and in the Exoticse. Dr.
Penny brought from Majorca the hype-
ricutn balearicum, which Clusius named
myi'tocistus Penntei after him, as he did
a gentian now the swertia perennis. The
same of the geranium tuberosum. The
comus herbacea, that beautiful native of
the Cheviot hills, was first revealed to
the curious by this industrious naturalist.
He was also one of the first englishmen
who studied insects.
He is author of:

1. Latin verses on the restitution of
Bucer and Fagius, 1560.

2. Letters to Camerarius, 1585. In
Trew's collections.

3. Entomological collections, which,
with those of Gesner and Dr. Edward
Wotton, fomied the basis of MufFet's
Theatrum Insectorum.

Pulteney's Bot. Sketches, i. 83. Newcourt's
Repert.i. 188. Stryjie's Parker, 243, 414. Strype's
Grindal, 185, 302. Strype's Whitgift, 234. Brook's
Puritans, ii. 246 ; iii. 504. Grindal's Remains, 348.
Parker Correspondence, 264, Zurich Letters, ii.
147, 203, 204.

EOBEET PEIEST, a native of Mid-
dlesex, was matriculated a pensioner of
Peterhouse 26 Oct. 1567, proceeded
B.A. 1569-70, commenced M.A. 1573,
had the itniversity licence to practise
physic 1578, and was created M.D.
1580. On 22. Dec. 1582 he was ad-
mitted a candidate of the college of phy-
sicians, and was afterwards probably ad-
mitted a fellow, for iu 1589 the college
appointed him, Drs. Atslow, Bro-\viie,
and Farmery to prepare the formulae of
syrups, juleps, and decoctions for the

Dr. Priest is author of:

A translation into english of Stirpium
Historia? Pemptades, by Eembert Do-
doens. This was executed at the expence
of John Norton the printer. Dr. Priest
dj-ing soon after it was completed, the
manuscript came into the hands of John
Gerard, and forms the foundation of his
Herbal or General History of Plants.
Lobel was of opinion that Dr. Priest's



knowledge of the latin language was not
equal to the undertaking, and points out
instances of his insufficiency.

Dr. Hunk's MS. Eoll of Coll. of Physicians,
i. loS. Pulteney's Bot. Sketches, i. 119—121.

umberland, was matriculated as a sizar
of Christ's college 12 November 1549,
proceeded B.A. 1551-2, and was elected
a fellow of that college. In 1555 he
commenced M.A., subscribing the roman
catholic articles. In 1569 he was pre-
sented to the rectory of Terrington S.
Clement, Norfolk, by George Gardiner,
D.D. patron for that turn, and in the
same year the queen presented him to
the vicarge of that church. At or about
the same period he was preacher to the

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