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THE

HISTORY

OF THE

WORTHIES OF ENGLAND:

BY

THOMAS FULLER, D.D.

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AUTHOR OF "ABEL REDIVIVUS," "THE CHURCH HISTORY OF BRITAIN," &c.

A NEW EDITION,

CONTAINING BRIEF NOTICES OF THE MOST CELEBRATED WORTHIES OF ENGLAND WHO
HAVE FLOURISHED SINCE THE TIME OF FULLER;

WITH EXPLANATORY NOTES AND COPIOUS INDEXES.

By P. AUSTIN NUTTALL, LL. D.

AUTHOR OF THE "CLASSICAL AND ARCHEOLOGICAL DICTIONARY;"
TRANSLATOR OF HORACE, JUVENAL, &c.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. III.

DIVINITY SCHOOL

LIBRARY.

HARVARD UNIVERSITY

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR THOMAS TEGG, 73, CHEAPSIDE:

M.DCCC.XL.

C4S
F968hi
1840

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6.2

HIS

Gift of James Walker Jan, 19, 1875

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CONTENTS.

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SHROPSHIRE.

Boundaries, &c.: Natural Commodities: Iron, Coal, 52.-Manufactures: Build-
ings, 53. Medicinal Waters: Spring at Pitchford, ib.- Proverbs: Princes:
Rich. Plantagenet, 54.-Saints: St. Milburgh, St. Oswald, 55.-Confessors:

Tho. Gataker, 56.-Prelates: Robt. of Shrewsbury, Robt. Burnel, Walter de

Wenlock, Ralph of Shrewsbury, Robt. Mascal, Rich. Talbote, Geo. Day, Wm.

Day, 56-60.-Statesmen: Sir Tho. Bromley, Sir Clement Edmonds, 60, 61.-

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Etymology, Situation, &c. 113.—Natural Commodities: Diamonds, ib.—Manufac-
tures: Gray Soap, 114.-Buildings: Ratcliffe Church, 115.-Medicinal Waters :
St. Vincent's Well, ib.-Proverbs, ib.-Martyrs: Rich. Sharpe, Tho. Benion,
Tho. Hale, 116.-Prelates: Ralph of Bristol, Tobias Matthew, ib.-Seamen:
Hugh Eliot, ib.-Writers: Tho. Norton, John Spine, John of Milverton, Wm.
Grocine, John Fowler, 117-119.-- Benefactors: Robt. Thorn, Mary Dale, Dr.
Tho. White, 119, 120.-Lord Mayors: The Farewell, 121.

Worthies since the time of Fuller, and Works relative to the County, 121-123.

STAFFORDSHIRE.

Boundaries, Fertility, &c. 124.-Natural Commodities: Alabaster, ib.-Manufac-
tures: Nails, 125.—Buildings: Lichfield Cathedral, Lichfield Close, Tutbury
Castle, Dudley Castle, 125-127.-Proverbs, 127.-Saints: St. Bertelin, St. Wol-
fadus, St. Ruffinus, 128.-Cardinals: Reginald Pole, ib.-Prelates: Edm. Staf-
ford, Wm. Dudley, Edm. Audley, 130, 131.-Lawyers: Sir Thos. Littleton, Edm.
Dudley, Sir Thos. Bromley, 131-133.-Soldiers: John Bromley, John Dudley,
the Bagnols, 133, 134.-Seamen: Wm. Minors, 135.-Writers: John Stafford,
Wm. de Lichfield, Robt. Whittington, Hen. Stafford, Sampson Erdeswicke,
Tho. Allen, Wm. and Robt. Burton, Edw. Leigh, Elias Ashmole, Dr. John
Lightfoot, Dr. Wm. Gifford, 135-138. - Benefactors: Marten Noel, 139.-

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