Willet, Andrew

Willet, Andrew a learned English divine, was born at Ely in 1562. He was educated at Peterhouse and at Christ College, Cambridge, where he obtained a fellowship; became prebendary of Ely July 22, 1584; had the rectory of Childerly, in Cambridgeshire, and in 1597 that of Little Grantesden, in the same county; became chaplain .to prince Henry, and died at Hoddesden, in Hertfordshire, December 4, 1621. He was the author of, Synopsis Papismi (1593): — Tetrastylon Papisticum (eod.): — Sacrorum Emblematum Centuria Una, etc. (1598): — A Catholicon (1602): — Hexapla on Genesis, Exodus, etc., and other works.

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