Crakanthorp Richard, Dd
Crakanthorp Richard, D.D., was born at Strickland, in Westmoreland, in 1567. He was admitted to Queen's College, Oxford, in 1583, and became fellow in 1598. He obtained the rectory of Black Notley, Essex, and died in 1624. He had the reputation of being a general scholar, was quite a canonist, perfectly acquainted with ecclesiastical antiquity and scholastic divinity, and was a celebrated preacher. His principal works are, Defensio Ecclesiae Anglicanae contra M. Antonii de Dominis, D. Archiepiscopi Spalatensis, injurias (new edit. in The Library of Anglo-Catholic Theology, Oxf. 1847, v8vo): — Rome's Seer overseene (Lond. 1631,. fol.): — The Defence of Constantine, with a Treatise of the Pope's temporal Monarchie (Lond. 1621, 4to). — Darling, Cyclopaedia Bibliographica , s.v.