Ayliffe, John, Lld
Ayliffe, John, LL.D., fellow of New College, Oxford; degraded and expelled for the publication of work said to contain scandalous aspersions, entitled, "The Ancient and Present State of the University of Oxford" (2 vols. 8vo, 1714), taken, in fact, chiefly from Wood's Athenae. He also published Parergon Juris Canonici Anglicani. 1726, and a "New Pandect of the Roman Civil Law" (Lond. 1734, fol.), one of the most elaborate works in English on the civil law. No other particulars are recorded of him.