128 LIVES OF THE PURITANS. He lived to exceed the age of eighty years, having several times been unjustly sent, into banishment; and after being tossed about, and exposed to the various hardships of life, the Earth kindlyreceived him into her bosom. His WonKs.-I. The ChristenRule or Stateof all the Worlde from the highest to the lowest: and how every Man shulde lyve to please God in his Callynge, 1547.-2. The Christen State of Matrimonye, wherein Husbands and Wyfes maye lerne to keepe House together with Love, 1547.-3. AChristen Exhortation to custom able Swearers. What a ryght and lawfull Othe is: when ' and before whom it oughte to be, 1547.-4. The Maser of sayenge Grace; or 'g,yvyng Thankes to God, after the Doctrine of Holy Scrypture, 1547.-5. The old Fayth: an evident Probacion out of the Holy Scrypture, that Christen Fayth (which is the ryghte, true, olde, and undoubted Fayth) bath endured sins the beginyng of the Worlde, 1547.-6. A faythful and true Prognostication upon the year m.cecc.xux. and perpetualy after to the Worlde's Ende, gathered out of the Prophecies and Scryptures of God, by the Experience and Practice of hys Workes, very comfortable for all Christen Hertes.-7. A Spiritual Almanacke, wherein every Christen Man and Woman may see what they oughte daylye to do, or leave undone.-8. A Confutation of John Standish. -9. A Discourse on the Holy Sacraments.-10. A Concordance to the NewTestament.-1L AChristian Catechism,--12. Several Tran- slations from Bullinger, Luther, and others.-The version of the Psalms in the Book of Common Prayer, is taken from Coverdale's Bibles WILLIAM TURNER, M. D.-This distinguished perso't was born at Morpeth in Northumberland, and educated in the university of Cambridge, where he became famous for his knowledge in philosophy, physic, and divinity. He was a most learned and pious nonconformist, an avowed enemy to all the abominations of popery, and a most zealous promoter of the reformation. Beholding the de- plorable ignorance of the people, and the great scarcity of usefulpreachers in everypart of the kingdom, he renounced all thoughtsof preferment, though he had the most flattering prospects, and became a zealous and constant preacher, in cities, towns, and villages, through most parts of the country. As he could not with a good conscience, submit to the ceremonies required in the ordination of ministers,he generously employed his talents in preaching the gospel without ordination. Having continued in these ministerial. Churton's Life of Nowell, p. 394. note.