The Dictionary of Religion; An Encyclopedia of Christian and Other Religious Doctrines, Denominations, Sects, Heresies, Ecclesiastical Terms, History,

The Dictionary of Religion; An Encyclopedia of Christian and Other Religious Doctrines, Denominations, Sects, Heresies, Ecclesiastical Terms, History,

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...Even as late as the last century impostors have availed themselves of this story to give themselves out as the Wandering Jew, and people have not been wanting to maintain that he had appeared to them under different forms. In German literature no such story appears till the beginning of the seventeenth century. As may bo supposed, it has given a subject to many authors. The chief modern works on it are Vom Ewigen Juden Berlin, 1870; Eugene Sue's Legende dti Juif Errant. It has been worked up into a poetical form by Schubert in Ahamer, by Schlegel in Die Warnvmg, by Goethe in Aue Meinem Lelien, and by Mrs. Norton in The Undying One. Jewell, John 4. 1522, d. 1571, Bishop of Salisbury, 1560, was born at Buden, in the parish of Berry Narber, Devon. His father was a gentleman of ancient but not very rich family, and left nine children besides John. When about thirteen years of age he was sent to Merton College, Oxford, and for his second tutor had John Parkhurst, afterwards Bishop of Norwich, who loved the Reformation, which his first tutor did not. The plague breaking out, he removed to Croxham, but being lodged in an unhealthy room he caught cold, and this brought on lameness for life. In 1539, the thirty-first year of Henry VIII., he removed to Corpus Christi College, next year he took his degree of B.A., was afterwards chosen Reader of Humanity and Rhetoric, and in 1544 he became M.A. On the accession of Mary in 1553 Jewell was forced to leave his college, and was reduced nearly to a state of poverty; but, finding a place of refuge in Broadgates Hall (now Pembroke College), the shipwreck of his temporal estate was for a while delayed. Soon after this, one of his bitterest enemies, Dr. Marshall, Dean of Christ Church, who had already twice...show more

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