Horman (or Horeman), William
Horman (or Horeman), William an English author, was born at Salisbury, Wiltshire, about 1470. He was educated at Eton and at King's College, Cambridge, was made vice- provost of Eton, where he spent the remainder of his days, and died April 12,1535. He was one of the most general scholars of his age. He wrote on Orthography: — On the Quantities of Penultimate Syllables: — A Chronicle, Commentaries, and Indexes to the Chronicles of Others: — Commentaries on Gabriel Biel's Divinity: — On the Divorce of Henry VIII: On Cato, Varro, Columella, Palladius, De Re Rustica. Other books he left unfinished. See Fuller, Worthies of England (ed. Nuttall), 3:335; Lowndes, Bibl. Manual, page 1119.