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vi

Funerall Sermon.

for

Grammar

and profound knowledge therein, that he was lo perfect in the

Gram–

mar

and

Criticifmes

of them, asi_t bee had utterly

negl~tled rh~

matteritfe!fe; and

yet he was fo exquilire and found mthe matter and learmng ofthefe

Tonguu,

as ifhe

had never regarded the

Grammar.

.

.

scientia

magt~a,

N

emoria major,Ittdicittm m•ximrim:

his

K

nowledr;e

was great and

rare his

Memory

greater, and his

Judgement

profoundeft and greareft ofall; and over

and

~hove

all

rhe!e,

Indriflriain.ft71ita,

his

paines

and

indujlry

was infinite: For in the

things,the world bath fecne,he ufed no man to reade for htm; as thofe great Clerks,

Bellarmine,

and others fafhion is, to imploy whole

Colledges,and Societies

to ftudie

and reade for them, and fo furnilh them; heonely ufed an

Aman11mjh,

to tranfcribe

that, which himfelfe had firft written with his owne hand.

So that now

I

may propofe him,

Vt exemplum fine exemplo maximum,

as agreat

Example example-leffe :

-~'ante

eum, quem i/leimitarltur

;

neepd/ mm,qui eum imi–

tari

&

afTequi pojit,in'ventm

eft:

There was none before him, whom he didimir.ate :

nor none willcome,aftcr him,thatwill ealily overtake him: Infomuch that his great

gifts may well be raken,a little to c.iOud and over-fbadow and obfcure all men ofhis

Age and Order: and furely the fame ofthis lingtilar Bifhop will becomefucha light

to all poll:erity,Vt

nee bona eomm,nec mala latmpatietrtr,

'twill not fuffer neither their

good, nor,

_rh~ir

evil! tolye hid•.

Was hts

.~me great~

Ma]Ortnventm

eft,

Hee was ever found to be greater than

fame made him.

In which as he was a wonderful!

Mirrour

of

learning

and

learned

men,

fo he was a lingular

Lover

and

encourager

of

learning

and

learned

men:

which

appeared in his liberality and bounty to

MalterCaufabon,

Mall:er

Cluverill1,

Maftcr

"vojim,

MaQ:er

Grotitu,

Mall:er

Erpeuim

,whom he attempted with the offer ofa

very

large ftipen.d, our ofhis owne purfe, to draw into England, to have read and taught

the

oriental!

t~ngues

here: even as one well faid,

0

mnes

quod

in (e amant, in alii<

ve~

ntr4ntur :

thofe gifts and knowledges,which he loved in himfelfe, he honoured and

·tewarded in others.

.

When the Bifboprickes of

Ely

and

saiisbrtry

were void, and fome things were

t.obepareq from them, fome overture being madeto him to take them, hee refufed

them utterly : !fit p\eafeyou to give me leave, I will make his anfwer for him;

No–

lo Epifcopari, quia noloalien4Ye,

I

will nor be made

a

Bijhop.

becaufe

1

w11l

not

alienate

Bijliops

lands.

..

.

After this, by fo'me perfwa!ion he

a~cepted

of

Chicheffer

1

yet with fome feare

of

the burden: and after that, of

Ely

;andlafl:.cifrhis of

Winchefter

;

whence

G

0 D

harh rranilated him to heaven: in which he freed himfelfe and his Succeffour of a

pen(!on of

foure hrmdredpounii .Per

annum,whichmany ofhis Predeceffors had paid.

He?was

A/mQmr, Deane

ofrhe

Chappell,

and a

Privie Colsncellor

to

I(ing

I

A M •

s,and

King

CH

A

n

L •

s :

In which be fpake and medled little in Civill and Temporall

affaires,being out ofhis profeffion and element: but in caufes that any way concerned

the

church

and his Calling, bee fpake fully and home to the purpofe; that he made

' all know, that he underftood and could fpeakc, when it concerned him, as by rhofe

few fpeeches which are preferved, you may judge;

e."< nnguc leonem,

a

wife man by_

his words and deeds.

.

,

And herein he was like the

ArlceofGo

o:

all places where itrefted were bleffed

by

the prcfence of

G

o

o

in it ; fo,wherefoever he came and lived,rhey

;!11

tafted and

werebettered by his providenceand goodneffe.

Saint Giles

wa~

reduced to him

by~

Rate toward the better maintenance ofthe place, and the houfe repairesJ. He found

nothing in the

Trea(ury

in

Pem,broke-H

all;he left il) it, in teadymony

athonfandpound.

Being

Prebend Refldentiary

in

Pauls,

he built the Houfe irl

Cr'eed-latu,

belonging to his

Prebmd,

and recovered it

to

the

C~urch.

flee

rep~ired

the

Deantf

lodging in

Weff–

,.,;,ner.

When he came to

Chichefler,

he repayred the Pa/Jcerhere, and the houfeia

Aldingbourne.

At

Ely,

he fpem in Reparation of

Ely-houfe

in

Holb.rne,

of

Ely.palace;

:tt

Downh4m,

and

J!Vifbich

Caftle

twothonfandpound.

At

Wincheffer:houfe,

ar

F4rne~

~am; a~ J!:altha~,

and

"fV~Ivefey, likewif~tw~ th~uf.wlpo~ml.

.

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