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  • He was the author of Collectanea rerum memorabilium, a description of curiosities in a chorographical framework.
  • The Collectanea was revised in the 6th century under the title of Polyhistor (subsequently taken for the author's name).
  • After holding a school mastership and two curacies, he was made rector of St Martin's Orgar in London in 1628, where he took a leading part in the contest between the London clergy and the citizens about the city tithes, and compiled a treatise on the subject, which is printed in Brewster's Collectanea (1752).
  • Of the Oxford Historical Society's Collectanea (1890).
  • He is best known as a scholar by his notes on Martial, Ausonius, the Pervigilium Veneris; editions of the poems of Scaliger (Leiden, 1615), of the De re militari of Vegetius Renatus, the tragedies of Seneca (P. Scriverii collectanea veterum tragicorum, 1621), &c. His Opera anecdota, philologica, et poetica (Utrecht, 1738) were edited by A.

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