Prime, John an English divine of some note, flourished in the second half of the 16th century. He was educated at Oxford University, and held at one time a fellowship. He published, The Sacraments (Lond. 1582, 8vo): — Nature and Grace (ibid. 1583, 8vo): — Sermons (Oxon. 1585, 8vo): — Exposition and Observations upon St. Paul to the Galatians (Lond. 1587, 8vo): — The Consolations of David, a sermon on Ps 23:4 (ibid. 1588, 8vo): — Sermons (ibid. 1588, 8vo).