Swert (or Sweerts), Francis
Swert (or Sweerts), Francis a Flemish historian and antiquary, was born in Antwerp in 1567. He devoted much of his time to study, and published a great many works which brought him considerable reputation: Narrationes Historicae in Deorunt Dearumque Capita, etc. (Antwerp, 1602, 4to): — Lacrime in Funere Ab. Ortelii, cum Ortelii Vita (1601, 8vo): — Meditationes J. Cardinalis de Turrecremata in Vitam Christi, cum Vita. Ccrd. etc.(Cologne, 1607,12mo): — Selectae Orbis Christiane Delicice (ibid. 1608,1625,8vo). He died in 1629.