Aglionby, John

Aglionby, John, an eminent English divine, was born about 1566, and was admitted into Queen's College, Oxford, in 1583. Being elected fellow, he took orders, and afterwards travelled abroad, where he made the acquaintance of the famous Bellarmine. On his return, he was made chaplain in ordinary to queen Elizabeth, and in 1600 took his D.D. About the same time he became rector of Islip, and in 1601 he was elected principal of St..Edmund's Hall.' He was also chaplain in ordinary to king James I, and died at Islip, Feb. 6, 1609. He was eminent for his learning, deeply read in the fathers, and is given by Wood (Annals) as one of the Oxford divines who were to translate the Gospels, Acts, and Apocalypse.

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