Weston, Edward, Dd
Weston, Edward, D.D.
an eminent Roman Catholic divine, was born in London about the middle of the 16th century. He spent about five years at Oxford, studying in Lincoln College and in the private school of Dr. John Chase; studied subsequently six years at Rome and some time at Rheims; taught divinity at the latter place and at Douay from 1592 until about 1602; afterwards went on a mission to England, where he remained some time; returned to Douay in 1612; became canon: of the collegiate Church of St. Mary at Bruges, in Flanders, in which capacity he continued until his death, in 1634. He was the author of several works, among which are, Institutiones de Triplici Hominis Officio, ex Notione ipsius Naturalii A Morali, ac Theologica (1602): — Triall of Christian Truth by the Rules of the Verttues (Douay, 161.4): — and Theatrum Vitae Civilis ac Sacrae, etc. (1626).