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UAL. 23 his life, powerful in prayer, and no less profitable than painful in preaching.. This is certainly a very high character from a zealous conformist ; andwhat apity itwas, that so excellent a minister of Christ should meet with such cruel treatment ! His remains were decently interred in the church-yard of St. George's in Southwark, near to the grave of the famous Bishop Bonner. His funeral was attended by great numbers of the London ministers, who, having visited him in prison, now wept over the mortal remains of that man, whose faith and patience were long and severely tried, and who died for the testimony of a good conscience, and stands as a monument of the oppress sion and cruelty ofthe government under which he suffered. Upon King James's accession to the crown of England., it is said, the first person he inquired after when he came into this country, was Mr. Udal; and when he found that he was dead, he replied, " By my soul then the greatest scholar in Europe is dead."+ His Woaks.-1. The Key of the Holy Tongue, with a short Dictionary, and a Praxis on certain Psalms, 1593.-2. ACommentary on the Lamentations of Jeremiah.-3. Various Sermons.-4. The State of the Church of England laid open in a Conference between Diotrephes a Bishop, Tertullus a Papist, Demetrius an Usurer, Pandochus an Inn-keeper, and Paul a Preacher of the Word of God./ JOHN GREENWOOD was a most distinguished puritan, and a great sufferer for nonconformity. The earliest account of him we meet with, is, that he was for some time chaplain to Lord Rich ; but afterwards renounced his episcopal orders, and became a rigid Brownist. The congregationof Brownists about London, becoming pretty numerous, formed themselves into a church, Mr. Greenwood being chosen doctor or teacher, and Mr. Francis Johnson pastor, by the sufferage of the brotherhood.§ This, according to our historians, appears to have been about the year 1592, or In3 ; though it was probably a few years earlier.i Upon Mr, Greenwood's espousing the opinions of the Fuller's Church Hist. b. ix. p. 222, 223, + Biog. Britan. vol. iii. p. 2060. Edit. 1747. t The first of these articles, tar. Udal wrote in prison, and he is mill supposed tobe the author of the last.-Parte of a Register, p. 333. § For a circumstantial account of this, see Art. Francis Johnson, Strype's Annals, vol. iu. p. 124. iv. p. 175,