The Life of Erasmus; More Particularly That Part of It Which He Spent in England, Wherein an Account Is Given of His Learned Friends, and the State of Religion and Learning at That Time in Both Our Universities with an Appendix Containing

The Life of Erasmus; More Particularly That Part of It Which He Spent in England, Wherein an Account Is Given of His Learned Friends, and the State of Religion and Learning at That Time in Both Our Universities with an Appendix Containing

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1726 edition. Excerpt: ...Country, where (Mr. Wood thinks) he taught School, and the seme Year that he published Commentaries on Will. Lilly's construction of the eight Parrs of Speech. Besides which, he had before in the said Year, translated from Greek into Latin, Marcus Eremita de lege & Jpiritu, and from Latin into Englijh. The Paraphrase of St. Taul's Epistle to toTitus, written by Erasmus Rot. with whom he was well acquainted. Bale, faies, that the said Cox, was from his Youth instructed in all liberal Arts, that he was a Grammarian, Rhetorician, Poet, Divine, and a Preacher of God's Word. Alib that he had written against those, who in his Time had wrote of Justification by Works, and that he was in high esteem among Learned Men in 1540. All which Works, besides Verses of divers kinds and Epistles were by him written before the end of that Year; as also Latin Verses occasionally set before Books that were published, particularly before John Talsgrave's Lefilarcijsment An. 1530. He was living in the Reign of Edward 6. But when or where he died, Mr Wood faies, he cou'd not tell. He left behind him a Son named Fr. Cox, who proceeded Dr of D. as a Member of New-College in 1594 and he a Son named William who was a Divine oiCbichester in Sussex. Erasmus had in Warbam's Family a Friend who was of great Service to him (viz.) Tho. Bedell Secretary to the Arch Bishop, he seems to be the fame Person who afterwards in i5J3- became Arch-Deacon of Cleveland, in the Place of Dr. James Tienton, but he resigning it the August following, Will. Clyjfe succeeded him, and Bedell became Aich-Deacon of Cornwal, and was afterwards appointed one of the Commissioners to visit Religious Houses, in order to their Dissolution. We have but one P 4 EP'stfc Epistle-of Erasmus to him now...show more

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  • 9781236645715