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(Registrary, as M^". Wood had heard, of the Church of York), by Eleinor
his wife, Daughter of Ralph Sandwith, Esq. He was born on the 2^^^ol
July, 1585, at Newton Grange in the parish of S*. Oswald, in Ridale in
"Yorkshire, being the house and possessions of his mother's Father ; but
whether he was ever educated in any University, M^". Wood could never
learn; see Fasti Oxon. vol. ii, col. 14, Ed. 2, where M^. Wood observes
that he was a man of wonderful industry, but less judgment, and that he
died in the month of August 1654, and was buried in the Church of
Ruflford in Lancashire. I have often heard M^". Whiteside mention his
being buried in that Church (wch M^". Whiteside used to speak of as 3°
a small thing) and of a short Epitaph over him, wc^i he promised to %€t
for me but never did, having forgot (I believe) his promise. Notwith-
standing what M*". Wood saith, I take M^. Dodsworth to have been
a man of very good Judgment, wc*! opinion of mine is confirmed from
his MSS. collections, in v^^^ are oftentimes Latin notes of his, shewing
that he could write Latin well upon occasion (what S^ W^i Dugdale &
M^. Wood could not) & that he was accurate in Genealogies.



March 10, 17f§. Ric. Grosvenor to H. (Rawl. 27 b. 333). Has received
Trokelowe's Annals. Asks how the money for it shall be sent.

March 10, 17§§. T. Baker to H. (Rawl. 22. 26) \see Diary, June 7].

March 12, 17^§. J. "Worthington to H. (Rawl. 18. 46). In answer to
H.'s of March 3, states that he is not in orders. Would rather receive no
encomium in the forthcoming work nor have his letters quoted, but only what
his father wrote.

March 12, 17|§. Arthur Vansittart, Esq., to H. (Rawl. 11. 2) \see
Diary, June 14].

^ Hearne adds in the margin that he was afterwards pardoned.



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Mar. 13 (Fri.). From the Northampton Mercury, March 2, i7|§:

Kingston-upon-Thames, March 4. On Monday last, March 2^, our sexton
with his Son and Daughter, being employed in digging a Grave, part of the
ancient Chapel called St. Mary's (which is an old Gothick Building, where
formerly the South-Saxon Kings used to be crowned, six of whose Pictures,
together with King John's, whose Coronation solemnity was there performed,
are still remaining on the Walls, tho' tis at least 1,300 years old) fell in upon
them, killed the Sexton and one Man upon the Spot, bruised and wounded
several others and buryed in the Grave both the Son and Daughter for above
10 three Hours, during which time many were employed in digging out the
rubbish, in order to get at the Bodies that were buried. After the removal of
the timber and several Loads of Rubbish they heard very plainly some loud
Groans and Cries in the Grave ; soon after they came to the heads of two
Persons ; the man was speechless and almost dead, having his head closely
confined between two Stones ; the Woman was not so much pressed, but
being immediately taken care of by D'. Cranmer, they are both in a fair way
of Recovery. This Church and Chapel has [been] for many years wanting
rebuilding. The Damage, besides the lives already lost, is computed at above
^1,000.

20 Mar. 14 (Sat.). On Thursday last, March 12, called upon me John
Strachey of Sutton Court near Bristol, Esq. Tho' he had been formerly
Gentleman Commoner of Edmund Hall, to wch place (at his leaving it) in
1689 he gave a Silver Tankard, yet 1 had never seen him before, or had
had any Correspondence with him.

He is a Gentleman that delights in Antiquities, and hath made many
observations relating to the Religious Houses in Somersetshire, w°^ he
promised to communicate to me.

He told me that East Brent in that County was a Cell to Glastonbury,
and he thought 'twas for a Prior and 12 Monks. He said several of the

30 Monks were buried there, and that he had seen Busts of some of them,
which Busts had been in the Chappell, w^h is now destroyed. It seems D'".
Westover, of Blackford in Wedmore parish, bought several (it may be half
a douzen) of them in order to place in his Garden. The said D^. West-
over kept an House for curing mad people.

He observed that the Preceptory of Sisters of the Order of S*. John of
Jerusalem, w^^ was at Buckland (and was the only Preceptory of that kind
in England) is confounded in the Monasticon with the Cistercian Priory
of Buckland in Devonshire. He said this Buckland in Somersetshire was
lately the seat of the Lord Hawley, and is now the seat of James Baker

40 Esq. It is called Buckland Soronmi, and at a distance (perhaps of six
or 7 miles) is a manour called Buckland Sororum, w^h formerly belonged
to the Preceptory and was lately one of the Manours of S'^ Cobleston
Banfield.

Mar. 15 (Sun.). Also on Thursday last, called upon me in the
afternoon, and we spent the Evening together, Francis Canning, of
Foxcote in Warwickshire, Esq., a Gentleman whom I had never seen
before.



March 14, 17§g. R. Gale to H. (Rawl. 6. 42 ; Diaries, 125. 107) \see
Diary, April 29].



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M^. Canning is a worthy man and a Roman Catholick and is near, if
not quite, threescore years of age.

He told me M^". Parkinson is dead, but he knows not whether he died
in England or beyond Sea, he believes the latter. He hath been dead
about a vear.

He said, S^ Wni Dugdale hath committed great mistakes in his
Antiquities of Warwickshire with regard to the Cannings. Which
mistakes (it seems) will be corrected in the new Edition.

The River Thames made navigable to Oxford in the reign of
K. James I, D^. King, dean of X* Ch. being Vice-Chancellour. Twynis 10
Apol. p. 93.

Mar. 16 (Men.). On Friday last M^. James West met with a seal,
S*. Giles in his Abbatial habit, under him a Deer, round it Sigillum
Jurisdiciionis Parve jMalvernie.

Mr. West lately purchased a most curious illuminated set of Saxton's
Maps. In the second Page are the Arms of his Patrons & Encouragers,
among the other great men are the Arms of T. Sekford, and on every Map
are his Arms depicted with hidiistria Nattiram ornat for a motto. So that
'tis supposed by M"". West that this was the book M^. Saxton presented to
him. Quaere who this T. Sekford was. 20

I have heard some knowing men say that the Copies of Saxton's maps
that are not coloured are preferable to such as are coloured.

At last I hear Drake's Edition of M. Fa-Tker's Anh'gui/afes is published.
Whether it will answer the Expectations of its delay, I cannot say.

On Friday last M^. West had a Present of the finest Copy of Rastell
& Holinshed he ever saw.

Quaere whether there be a copy of Rastell at Cambridge.

Mar. 17 (Tu.). INR Fysher of Oriel College was orisrinally of X* Ch.,
where he had been also a Schoolboy, M^". Hutchinson, Master of X* Ch.
School having been his Schoolmaster. 3°

Mr. Hawkins, a Taylor of S*. Clements near Oxford (who is a pretender
to History), was born anno 1685.

Dr. Rawlinson informs me that in a short time he will send me
a Pamphlet of some proceedings in Spain in the time of that [sic'\ Prince's
Courtship, as also that he will lend me a MS. wrote by one Charles
Moreton, a dissenting Teacher, who kept a private Academy at Newington.
It is against our Stamford Oath, and the D^". saith worth my perusal.

At the same time he said the Title of my Letter about the Oath of
Allegiance is handed about in London and that the first news of that MS.
came from M^". West, who was pleased to tell the D^. he had ordered 4°
a Copy, which he doubted not soon to receive with much satisfaction. If
this be so, perhaps he employs iM'^. Burton. Yet JM^. Fysher told me.



March 16, 17gf . Beaupr6 Bell to H. (Rawl. 2. 88) [see Diary, March 22]
March 17, 175§. H. to Walter Pryse, Esq., at Hurst, near Reading

(Rawl. 27 c. 113 ; draft). Had received on Nov. 13 last a letter from him
dated Oct. 29, Thanks for what he writes about Dr. Fullerton, but has heard
nothing from the Doctor since. ' I did not see M'. Mackensie, who you said
was the Bearer of your Letter.'



256 HEARNE'S COLLECTIONS [17^:

more than once, no such thing should be done, the MS. being not really
the Library's. The D^'s Letter dated March 11, lyff.

Mar. 18 (Wed.). Enquire about Esq. Hanger, who lived at Canon
house, at Bray-Wick in Berks., anno 1711.

My father, George Hearne, wrote me word from White-Waltham on
Jan. 20, i7x^, that he had lately found almost a whole Tile in Berry
Grove, of the old Building. They have been Pan Tiles, to hang on
monstrous great laths, being of great Bredth and thickness. Weycock
and Feens building was the same, as appears by the fragments.
10 At the same time he told me that Farmer Young thought, if my father
could go to Cluah near Windsor, he might (by the favour of one
IM"", Buttler, a farmer) have a sight of some old coins and other Things,
which were digged out of the Earth, if he had not done them away. But
my father having the Sciatica could not go.

Mar. 19 (Thur.). My father at the same time told me that he had
received (for w^t he again thanked me) my vi vol. of Leland's Itin., and
was much satisfyed that it was a Thing very acceptable to all ingenious
lovers of Antiquity and their Country.

He said, if he were able to go about, he would give me some notice of

20 what he could gather about old Businesses, and particularly a description

of Caesar's Camp, which he never was at, tho' 'twas so nigh (Little Field

Green, where he lived) in the Heath, w^^ he believed would be worth

noting.

Mednam Abbey (as they call it) he never saw but once, a long time
before.

Yesterday M^. Pointer of IMerton Coll. shewed me the Register that
Ant. a Wood drew up of S*. John Baptist's parish, in w^t (at the
beginning) is a particular account of the bounds of the parish.

M"". Pointer was the person that read the Office at Ant. Wood's
30 Funeral.

In the Register 'tis said Ant. a Wood died about 4 Clock in the
morning on Nov. 29, 1694, & that he was buried in Merton Coll. outer
Chappell close to the wall, next the north door, the next day, being
Nov. 30. It is a mistake. It should be he died Nov. 28 and was buried
on Nov. 30.

Mrs, Anne LufTe, daughter of Dr. Luffe, was married to Henry Bull (of
Shapwick in com. Som.), Commoner of Magd. Hall, on Jan. 24, 1692,
she being not quite 17 years old. They were married in Magd, Coll.
Chappel. He died Aug. 8, 1695. She was a wonderful fine Woman;
40 and was, after M"". Bull's death, married to D^". Edw. Hannes of X* Ch,,
an eminent Physician, who used her most barbarously, w^^ shortened her
life.

Mar. 20 (Fri.V INI''. Loveday last night lent me Observations on the
different Strata of Earths and Minerals, more particularly of such as are
found in the Coal-Mines of Great Britain ; by John Strachey, Esq., F.R.S.,
London 1727, 4<' ; price one shilling.

He is the same Strachey I have mentioned above. It shews him to be
an ingenious man and of good skill in Aff'airs of this kind.



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March 21 (Sat.). On Sunday last (being March 15) died in Childbed
at London, the eldest daughter of Dr. John Potter, Bp of Oxford, a most
beautifull Young Woman (of but 18 years old, as I am told, last
November) who was married to one D^, Tennison, a jolly young man, not
a twelve month since.

From Ant. a Wood's Register of S*. John Baptist's parish :

George, natural son of K. Charles II, baptized Jan. i, 1665, privately,
begotten on the body of Barbara Villiers. He was born in a Fellow's
Chamber in Merton Coll. on Dec. 28 preceding.

Robert Lydall, son of D^. Lydall, baptized Nov. 27,1678, borne Nov. 17.10
He is now Fellow of Magd. Coll.

INIary Luffe, daughter of D^, John Luflfe and Dame Anne his wife, borne
July 19, 1679. She was afterwards baptized in this parish. She now
lives generally at Forresthill, with her Paramour D^*. Martin, a Physician,
Fellow of Merton College.

Anne Luffe baptized March 9, 1675.

John, son of Joseph Day, baptized Dec. 21, 1691.

Jane Hearne, daughter of Edmund Hearne, sometime curat of Gar-
zingdon, died Aug. 24, 1647, buried in Merton churchyard. He died of
the Plague. 20

Lady Bridget Clayton buried in the said Church, Dec. 14, 1687, in
linnen. S^ Thomas Clayton, her husband, died Oct. 4, 1693, & was buried
Oct. 8 near his Lady.

Feb. 8, 1693, the great Bell at Merton rang out for M>". John Winter,
lately Fellow of Merton College. He died at his Benefice in Leycester-
shire.

Aug. 10, 1694, John Whitfield, M. A., Fellow of Merton, died, buried
the 14*11 under the Pulpit.

D''. John Luffe died Sept. 7, 1698, buried Sept. 9 in Merton College
Chappell. 30

Wm Hacket, son of S^ Rob. Hacket, kt., died Nov. 17, 1708, buried
Nov. 19.

March 22 (Sun.). Beaupre Bell, Esq., M.A. of Trin. Coll. in Cam-
bridge, tells me in a Letter from London of the 16*!^ that he does not
remember that he hath any thing that illustrates the Antiquities of
Oxford and Cambridge, I am now upon, unless I should happen in my
Appendix (wcli is what I do not design) to insert a List of the Chancellors
of Cambridge, and then perhaps the Speech, made by D^. Spencer to the
Duke of Monmouth at his Instalment, might not be unacceptable. It is
written with a good deal of Spirit and remarkable on account of the 40
Treatment that unfortunate Gentleman afterwards met with from their
University.

March 23 (Mon.). Thomas Ward, Esq., in his letter from Warwick of
May 3, 1729, tells me that Rich. Beauchamp's will (that he sent me and
wch I afterwards printed at the end of Vita Ricardi II ) was taken from
a Copy (of Mr. H. Wanley's, as he remembered) then in the hands of
Mr, James Fish of Warwick, surveyor; who has several valuable Papers,
Mr. Ward indeed did not transcribe it himself, so could not answer for the
Exactness ; but after I had printed it, he compared it and sent me all

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even the very minutest variations ; and these I have printed at the end of
Trokelowc's Annals of Edw. II, &c.

March 24 (Tu.). Dr. Dixon Coleby, a Physician, formerly of Merton
College, now a practitioner of his Faculty at Stamford in Lincolnshire,
said yesterday at Merton College (as INIi". Pointer told me yesterday in the
afternoon) that one M^. Wylde, a Gentleman Commoner, going by
S*. John Baptist's church in Nov. 1695, M^. Ant. a Wood being in the
Church and a grave digging, M^. Wylde asked M^. Wood who 'twas for.
For myself, replies M^. Wood ; the nature of my distemper being such,
10 viz. the Strangury, that I can live but a very litde while. How true this
may be, I cannot say, but I have very often heard from persons of good
credit that M^". Wood in that distemper walked to the place where he
designed to be buried, pointed to it, and gave directions about digging the
Grave, & some have added that he saw part, if not all, of the grave dug
himself.

[Extracts from a Collection of Tracts on Predestination by John Plaifere,
B.D., printed in 8^° at Cambridge Univ. Press in 1719.]

Remember to ask M^. Baker about this Plaifere.

March 25 (Wed.). Last Sunday died M^, Chipps, a mason of
20 S*. Aldate's parish, Oxford, and was buried there last night. He was one
of the chief undertakers for the building of S*. Peter's church in the Bailly,
and having trusted a great deal of money out on that account & it being
not returned (nor like to be in hast) it much affected him. He was
upwards of 60 years of age.

March 27 (Good Friday). On Thursday, March 5, 1729,
Mr. Loveday, of Magd. Coll. Oxon. lent me A Mapp of Lmid belonging
io Feens House in the Parrish of White Waltham, in the County of Berks.,
cont. ^6y acres, j roods, ij perches ; surveyed by Wil. Mar, l68g.

The said Mapp is well done. The Particulars are (i) New Orchard

30 or The Garden [on the East Side of the House] 2 a. 3 r. 30 p. (2)
Barne [25 perches distant northwards from the House, 36 perches long
and 9 perches broad] i a. 2 r. 10 p. (3) Beech Rowe and Ground
[northwards from the Barne] 5 a. 2 r. (4) The Grove 3 a. 3 r. 35 p. ;
Orchard and Garden [all three west from the House] 2 a. ; House, the
Scite of the House and Stable Yards 2 a. 22 p. [These stableyards lye E.
and N. from the House.] (5) Feene Greene [on the East of the Barne and
Beech Rowe and Ground] 6 a. 3 r. (6) The Coppice [on the north side
of Feens Green] 7 a. i R. i2p. (7) The Walke [on the south side of
Feen's Green] i a. 3 r. 22 p. (8) The Hocket [on the south side of

43 the Walk, just at the beginning thereof next the Thicket] 3 R. 30 p.
(9) the Pitle [on the south side of the walk and westwards from the
Hocket] 7 A. 3 R. (10) Bogget Feild [south of the Pitle & the Hocket,
tho' a good deal of ground between that and the Hocket is not part of
Feens] 39 a. 30 p. (ii) Home Feild [south of The Grove,, Orchards,
House &€.] 25 A. I R. 10 p. (12) Little Ramsey [south west at a great



March 26, 1730. B. Gale to H. (Rawl. 6. 43) [see Diary, April 11].



Mar. 23-Apr. 1.] VOLUME CXXV, PAGES 63-71 259

distance from the House] 7 a. 2 r. (13) Great Ramsly [read Ramsey]
29 A. 2 R. 20 p. [on the E. and S. East of Litde Ramsey. (14) Feenes
Feild 52 A. I R. 4 p. [south and south-west of Home Feild]. (15) New
Pasture 31 a. 20 p. [on the south of Bogget Feild]. (16) Upper Grounds
[wch are here marked with D. ; the first w^l* is on the south of Feenes
Feild and New Pasture is] 23 a. 2 r., [the second w°li is on the East of
the first and on the south of New Pasture is] 22 a. i r. 20 p., [then there
is] Berry Northcot [w^li is on the east of the 2^ upper Ground and is]
II A. 2 R., [also] Sayers Ground [at some distance East from Bogget
Feild] 1 3 A. 10 p., [in wch Ground is a little Slip distinguished in the 10
Map with points, being on the west side of the Ground, cont.] i a. 3 p. ;
[likewise on the west side of Feenes Feild is] Redcot cont. 30 a. 2 r.
10 p.; [then at a good distance west from the Grove is] Rydens 14 a.

3 R. 20 p.

March 31 (Tu.). Thomas Willis, son of M^. Thomas Willis,
a Physician, and Mary his wife, was born Jan. 26, 1657 ; from the
Register of Merton Parish Church. Quaere whether not father to Brown
Willis.

Anne, daughter of James Clayton, Esq., baptized as soon as borne, Ap.
14, x68o, about one or two in the morning. It died the same day. The 20
said James Clayton was son of S^ Thomas Clayton.

M". Anne Luffe above mentioned was borne in the house of M^^. Rob,
a Wood.

June 27, 1706, Mr. Edm. Perkes of Corp. X^i Coll. was buried at
Corpus, w^^ Coll. is in S*. John Baptist's parish & formerly they used to
register such as died of that College in the parish Register, tho' 'tis since
discontinued.

June 24, 1709, Dr. Edm. Marten, Warden of Merton College, buried.
He hath no monument, desiring himself not to have any.

April 1 (Wed.). Feb. 26, 1709, Mrs. Hester Luffe buried at Merton 3°



March 28, 1730. William Brome to H. (Rawl. 3. 145). H.'s letter
should have been sent by the Cross or Abington Post, whereas it went by way
of London and cost postage id. Will pay for the binding of Trokelowe when
he has a convenient opportunity. \See Diary, April 2.]

March 30, 1730. Jane Hearne to H. (Rawl. 27 B. 382). 'My deare
Loving son in Law, I rescued your present you sent to me and I Giue you
Thanks For your Comfortabell gift to me and deare Child. I am very lame
and helples, and I am with my son in Law, Thomas Carter, Lining in
Wargrave parrish, four mild \sic\ of White Waltham. So no more att
present, but my dayly prayers for your helth and goodness to me. I remain,
your ever Louing mother in Law, Jane Hearne.'

March 30, 1730. H. to John Anstis (Diaries, 125. 70). Dr. Gale's
edition of Hemingford ends with Henry III. This MS. cannot now be found,
so that it is not known how far it went. H. would like to know how far the
MS. at the Heralds' Office goes in the reign of Ed. I. The Prologue says the
history came but to the year 1 300 ; but as we have the Chronica of Heming-
ford for Edw. Ill in MS., it is probable that Hemingford also covered the
years 1 300-1 327. H. asks where A. obtained the MS. of the Diary of Anthony
Wood which is now in Lord Oxford's Library.

April 1, 1730. H. to Rev. P. Peck (Rawl. 9. 9, draft). The widovy

s 2



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College. This was another of the Daughters of Di*. Luffe, younger
several years than Madam Bull. She was a most charming sweet creature,
and admired by all that saw her, and 'tis pity she had not a Fortune equal
to her Beauty. A very fine beautifull young Nobleman of X* Church
addressed himself to her, being perfectly in Love with her, and very
frequently in her Company, and 'twas said there was a Contract, but he
fell off, perhaps by the contrivance of his friends, and went a travelling,
■vych so affected her (for she doated upon him) that she soon decayed &
languished away. When she lived with her father in S*. Peter's in the

lo East (the House where they lived being afterwards from thence, & is to
this day, stiled Luffe Hall) S*. Peter's Church used to be thronged with
young Gentlemen, when she was there. One day, when she was coming
from the said Church, it being a very slippery season, in Queen's Coll.
lane she happened to fall down, & her Coats flying up, discovered what
pleased the young Gentlemen, who used to be very merry upon it, but
very much abashed the young Lady, who had always the Character of
a very modest Virtuous person. I remember once a Gentleman of
Wealth and Fortune, & of a good character in other respects, told the
Company where I happened to be, that as he that day came down

20 Heddington Hill, he met M". Hester Luffe and that he had a full view
of her, & believed her to be the prettiest Woman and most complete
Beauty (of wcti he was a great Judge, being very amorous) that ever he
saw in his life.

D^". Creed of Corpus Xti was buried at Corpus, May 19, 1711.

Mrs. Mary Holland, mother of Dr. John Holland, Warden of Merton

College, was buried in S*. John Baptist's church de Merton, Ap. 12, 171 1.

She died in the College, and had the Character of a good, quiet Woman.

Aug. 26, 1 7 12, Mr. Heyman (chaplain of Merlon) was buried in

Merton Church. I have formerly mentioned him & how he came by his

30 death.

Aug. 14, 1 7 13, Robert Tompson, M.D., F.R.S., formerly of Merton
College, was buried there. He was an ingenious man and had many
Coins.

17 17, Feb. 12, M". Hannah Luffe was buried there. She was another
of the daughters of D^, Luffe, and was (as 'twas said) wife of young
Dr. Bouchier, tho' 'twas kept private because of his being Fellow of All
Souls College.

1699, Ap. 22, James Badger, son of M"". James Badger the school-
master, was baptized at Merton Coll. church.

40 1698, Oct. 6, Timothy Child & Mary Crosley were married there.
The said M^". Tim. Child was a conceited bookseller of London. Mary
Crosley was the daughter of old M'^. John Crosley, an Oxford bookseller.



Fletcher is executrix of Stephen Fletcher [see Letter, Jan. 26]. She has sold
two copies ; will return the money and the other three copies * to any one you
shall order. If you have a mind to subscribe to anything of mine you may
take care to have somebody do it for you in time, but as for my taking the
trouble upon me about your books, you will be pleased to excuse me from it,
and instead of writing on that score to me, you may direct to the Widow
Fletcher her self, who is a Bookseller near St. Marie's Church in Oxford.'



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1704, June 4, Rob. Hyrons & I\Iary Leech were married there by-
Mr, Hayman. They are of S*. Peter's in the East. Mr. Hyrons is
a baker.

1708, June, Richard Green and Mary Smith were married there. They
live in S^. Peter's in the East. He is a Printer.

Oct. 9, 17 19. Jer. Bishop of Godstow & EUz. Saunders of Cassington
were marryed there by Mr. Breton.

April 2 (Thur.). Yesterday I had a letter from my Friend M^. W^i
Broome of Ewithington, of the 28^11 of last month, in which he tells me
that the Week before there died at Fownehope, 4 miles from Hereford, 10
our good friend M^. Patrick Gordon, one of the worthyest and most
learned men belonging to the Ch. of Hereford. M*". Brome says he
always enquired very kindly after me.

The said M^. Gordon was certainly a very learned man. He had been
Professor of Hebrew and Humanity at Aberdeen. At the Revolution he
was one of the ejected Scottish Episcopal Clergy. Thence he came into
England, and was made master of the Free School at Bray near
Maidenhead in Berks., where he was after the year 1690 (it was about the
beginning of 1693) the very first Master I had for the Latin Tongue, for
I learned my accidence of him. After some time, leaving the School 20



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