Gregory, John (2)

Gregory, John an English churchman of the 17th century, was born of humble parents at Amershaim, Buckinghamshire, November 10, 1607. He was educated at Christ Church College, Oxford, where for many years: he studied sixteen hours a day. He became an exquisite linguist and general scholar, his modesty setting the greater lustre to his learning. He wrote notes on Dr. Ridley's book of Civil and Ecclesiastical Law. He was chaplain of Christ Church, and was thence preferred prebendary of Chichester and Sarum. He died at Kidlington, Oxfordshire, in 1646. His Opera Posthuma are faithfully set forth by John Gurgain. See Fuller, Worthies of England (ed. Nuttall), 1:208; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.

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