Udall, John a Nonconformist divine of the 16th century, was a great sufferer on account of his nonconformity. He died in Marshal-sea prison about the end of 1592. He published, Sermons (1584-89, 6 vols. 8vo): A Demonstration of the Truth of that Discipline which Christ hath Prescribed (1588, 4to), for which he was condemned to die: —Conmmentarie on the Lamentations of Jeremy (Lond. 1593, 4to): — Key of the Holy Tongue, etc..(Leyden, 1593, 12mo); said to be the first Hebrew grammar in English. Respecting Udall and his works, see Fuller, Church History; Hallam, Constitutionalist of England; D'Israeli, Quarrels of Authors; Lond. Quar. Re 10:11; (Lond.) Gent. Mag. 22, 1, 306; 2, 624; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.; Chalmers, Biog. Dict. s.v.