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LIST OF WRITERS

IN THE SIXTEENTH VOLUME.

0. A. .... OSMUND AIRY.

W. H. F. . The Hon. AND Rev. CANON FRE

MANTLE.
J. G. A. . . J. G. ALGER.
T. A. A. T. A. ARCHER.

R. G. .... RICHARD GARNETT, LL.D.
G. F. R. B. G. F. RUSSELL BARKER.

J. W.-G... J. WESTBY-GIBSON, LL.D. T. B..... THOMAS BAYNE.

G. G. .... GORDON GOODWIN. W. B... The Rev. WILLIAM BENHAM, B.D., A. G. THE REV. ALEXANDER GORDON, F.S.A.

R. E. G... R. E. GRAVES.

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B. H. B. . . THE REV. B. H. BLACKER.

T. H... THE Rev. THOMAS HAMILTON, D.D. W. G. B... THE REV. PROFESSOR BLAIKIE, D.D. W. J. H... PROFESSOR W. Jerome Harrison. G. C. B. . . G. C. BOASE.

T. F. H. .. T. F. HENDERSON. G. S. B. . . G. S. BOULGER.

G. J. H... G. J. HOLYOAKE.

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DRANT, THOMAS (d. 1578?), divine of the speciall articles of the Epigramme, reand poet, son of Thomas Drant, was born at futed in Englyshe,' 1565, 4to, Latin and EngHagworthingham in Lincolnshire; matricu- lish. 2. • A Medicinable Morall, that is, the lated as pensioner of St. John's College, Cam- two Bookes of Horace his Satyres Engbridge, 18 March 1558, proceeded B.A. 1560-1, lyshed. : : . The wailyngs of the prophet was admitted fellow of his college 21 March Hieremiah, done into Englyshe verse. Also 1560-1, and commenced M.A. 1564. On epigrammes,' 1566, 4to. Some copies have the occasion of Queen Elizabeth's visit to at the back of the title a dedicatory inscripthe university in August 1561 he composed tion, “To the Right Honorable my Lady copies of English, Latin, and Greek verses, Bacon, and my Lady Cicell, sisters, fauourers which he presented to her majesty. At the of learnyng and vertue.' The rhymed transcommencement in 1565 he performed a public lation of Horace's satires is wholly devoid of exercise (printed in his Medicinable Mo- grace or polish. Among the miscellaneous rall') on the theme “Corpus Christi non est pieces that follow the translation of Jereubique.' He was domestic chaplain to Grin- miah are the English and Latin verses that dal, who procured for him the post of divinity Drant presented to the queen on her visit to reader at St. Paul's. In 1569 he proceeded Cambridge in 1564, English verses to the B.D., and on 28 July in that year he was Earl of Leicester, and Latin verses to Chanadmitted by Grindal's influence to the pre- cellor Cecil. In 1567 appeared : 3. • Horace bend of Chamberlainwood in the church of his arte of Poetrie, pistles, and Satyrs, EngSt. Paul's. On 8 Jan. 1569–70 he preached lished and to the Earle of Ormounte, by before the court at Windsor, strongly rebuk- Tho. Drant, addressed,' 4to. Drant found ing vanity of attire. He was admitted to the the labour of translating Horace difficult, for prebend of Firles in the church of Chichester in the preface he writes: I can soner trans21 Jan. 1569-70, to the rectory of Slinfold late twelve verses out of the Greeke Homer in Sussex 31 Jan., and to the archdeaconry than sixe oute of Horace.? 4. Greg. Nazianof Lewes 27 Feb. On Easter Tuesday 1570 zen his Epigrams and Spiritual Sentences, he preached a sermon at St. Mary Spital, 1568, 8vo. 5. 'Two Sermons preached, the

! London, denouncing the sensuality of the one at S. Maries Spittle on Tuesday in Easter citizens; and he preached another sermon at weeke 1570, and the other at the Court of the same place on Easter Tuesday 1572. He Windsor ... the viij of January . . . 1569.' had some dispute with Dr. William Overton, n. d. [1570?], 8vo. 6. • A fruitful and necestreasurer of the church of Chichester, and sary Sermon specially concernyng almes gevafterwards bishop of Lichfield and Coventry, ing,' n. d. [1572?], 8vo, preached at St. Mary whom he accused in the pulpit of pride, Spittle on Easter Tuesday 1572. 7. In hypocrisy, ignorance, &c. He is supposed Solomonis regis Ecclesiastem . paraphrasis to have died about 17 April 1578, as the poetica,' 1572, 4to, dedicated to Sir Thomas archdeaconry of Lewes was vacant at that İleneage. 8. Thomæ Drantæ Angli Addate.

vordingamii Præsul. Ejusdem Sylva,' 4to, Drant is the author of: 1. 'Impii cuius- undated, but published not earlier than 1576, dam Epigrammatis qvod edidit Richardus for it is dedicated “Edmundo Grindallo CanShacklockus . . . Apomaxis. Also certayne į tuario Archipræsuli,' and in 1576 Grindal

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