Anglicanæ Presbytero. Subnectitur Veterum Mathematicorum, Græcorum, Latinorum, & Arabum, Synopsis. Collectore D. E. Bernardo *."

“. A Sermon upon the Thanksgiving for the Victory obtained by her Majesty's Forces, and those of her Allies, over the French and Bavarians near Hochstet, under the Conduct of his Grace

8vo; which, with additions, he translated into English, with this title: " An Account of the Greck Church, as to its Doctrines and Rites of Worship, with several historical Remarks interspersed, relating thereto. To which is added, an Account of the State of the Greek Church under Cyrillus Lucaris, Patriarch of Constantinople, with a Relation of his Death and Sufferings, 1680,” 8vo. « Miscellanea : In quibus continentur, Præmonitio ad Lectorem ; De Infantum Communione apud Græcos ; Defensio Libri de Græcæ Ecclesiae Statu, contra Objectiones Authoris Historiæ Criticæ, super Fide & Ritibus Orientalium ; brevis & succincta Narratio de Vita, Studiis, Gestis, & Martyrio D. Cyrilli Lucaris, Patriarchæ Constantinopolitani; Commentatio de Hymnis matutinis & vespertinis Græcorum; Exercitatio de Causis Remecliisque Dissidiorum quæ Orbem Christianam hodiè aflligant, 1696,” Svo. “Miscellanea : In quibus continentur, Responsio ad nuperas D. Simonis in Libro super Fide Græcorum de Dogmate Transubstantiationis Cavillationes; Dissertatio in quâ integritas & as’derria illius celeberrimi loci, 1 Epist. St. Joannis, cap. v. ver. n, vindicatur; Defensio superioris Dissertationis, contra Exceptiones D. Simonis in Criticà Historia Novi Testamenti; Commentarius in secundam S. Petri Apostoli Epistolam, 1690,” Svo. He published a Latin Life of Camden, prefixed to his edition of Camden's “ Epistolæ," in 1691, 4to; the above-noticed Life of his friend Bishop Huntington, in 1704; and in 1707, “Vitæ quorundam eruditissimorum & illustrium virorum,” 4to; in which are included the lives of Abp. Usher, Bp. Cosins, Mr. Henry Briggs, Mr. John Bainbridge, Mr. John Greaves, Sir Patric Young preceptor to James I. Patric Young library-keeper to the same, and Dr. John Dee. Dr. Smith closed a life made honourable in various departments of literature, at the age of 72, May 11, 1710.

* Edward Bernard, a native of Pauler's Perry, co. Northampton, etlucated at Merchant Taylor's school, and at St. John's college, Oxford, was an eminent mathematician, and deeply versed in the learned languages; B. A. 1658; M. A. 1662; B. D. 1669; in which latter year he went to Leyden to consult several Oriental MSS. He officiated in 1669 as deputy to Sir Christopher Wren in the office of Savilian professor; was presented to the rectory of Cheame in Surrey 1672; appointed chaplain to Bp. Mews 1672-3; and next year obtained the Savilian professorship. About this time he drew up the above-noticed Synopsis, with a view to a collection of the antient mathematicians. He was


the Duke of Marlborough. By William Elstob *, A. M. Rector of the two' United Parishes of St. Swithin and St. Mary Bothaw, London; and Chaplain to the Right Reverend Father in God William Lord Bishop of Carlisle;" 4to. 1704.

. 1705., “ Letters between Dr. George Hickes off and a Popish Priest, on a young Gentlewoman's departing

sent into France in 1676, to be tutor to the dukes of Grafton and Northumberland, natural sons o. King Charles II. by the Huchess of Cleveland, with whom they then lived at Paris ; but, from a dislike to the gaieties he there met with, returned next year to his studies at Oxford. In 1683 he personally attended at Leyden the sale of Nicholas Heinsius's library, where he made considerable purchases. In 1691 he quitted Oxford, on being presented to the rectory of Brightwell, Berks. Towards the end of his life he was much afflicted with illness; but in 1695 made a third voyage to Holland, to attend the sale of Golius's MSS. Returning in about seven weeks to Oxford, he died of a consumption, Jan. 12, 1696, in his 59th year; and was buried in the chapel at St. John's, where, on the North wall, round the figure of a heart, is inscribed :


- E. B. S.T. P. OB. Jan. 12, 1696." * Of this learned Saxonist, and his accomplished sister, see the "Essays and Illustrations” in the Fourth Volume, No III. '

† “ Dr. George Hickes was born June 20, 1642, at Kirby Wiske, in Yorkshire ; educated at the grammar-school of Northallerton; and entered of St. John's college, Oxford, in 1659. After the Restoration, he removed to Magdalen college, and thence to Magdalen hall; and at length, in 1664, was chosen fellow of Lincoln college. He was made chaplain to the duke of Lauderdale in 1676; who took him next year into Scotland, where he received the degree of D.D. in a manner particularly honourable to him. He was promoted to a prebend of Worcester in March 1679-80; made chaplain to the King in 1681 ; and dean of Worcester in August 1633. · At the Revolution, refusing with many others to take the oaths, he fell under suspension in August 1689, and was deprived in February following. He continued in possession, however, till May; when, reading in the Gazette that his Deanry was granted to Mr. Wile lam Talbot (afterward successively bishop of Oxford, Salisbury, and Durham), he immediately drew up, in his own hand-writing, a claim of right to it, directed to all the members of that church; and in 1691 affixed it over the entrance into the choir. The Vol. I.


from the Church of England," 8vo.-The lady on whose account these letters were published was Theophila Nelson, wife of Robert Nelson, esq.

earl of Nottingham, then secretary of state, called this “ Dr. Hickes's Manifesto against Government.” From this time he was under the necessity of absconding, till May 19, 1699, when Lord Somers obtained an act of parliament for a noli prosequi. He was in the mean time consecrated, Feb. 4, 1693-4, among the Nonjurors, suflingan bishop of Thetford. Some years before he died, he was grievously tormented with the stone; and at length his constitution, though naturally very strong, gave way to that distemper, Dec, 15, 1715. He was a man of universal learning, deeply read in the primitive Fathers of the Church, whom he considered as the best expositors of Scripture, particularly skilful in the old Northern languages and antiquities; and has given us some writings in this way, which will be valued when all his other works (consisting principally of controversial pieces on politicks and religion) are forgotten." Of these the one of most celebrity is intituled, “ Antique Literaturæ Septentrionalis libri duo ; quorum primus G. Hickesü S. T. P. Linguarum Veterum Septentrionalium Thesaurum grammaticocriticum & Archæologicum, ejusdem de antiquæ Literaturæ Septentrionalis utilitate dissertationem epistolarum, & Andreæ Fountaine equitis aurati numismata Saxonica & Dano-Saxonica, complectitur: alter continet · Humfredi Wanleii Librorum Ve. terum Septentrionalium, qui in Angliæ Bibliothecis extant, catalogum historico-criticum, necnon multorum veterum codicum Septentrionalium alibi extantium notitiam, cum totius operis sex indicibus, Oxon. 1705," 2 vols. folio.-Foreigners as well as Englishmen, who had any relish for antiquities, have justly admired this splendid and laborious work. The great Duke of Tuscany's envoy sent a copy of it to his master, which his Highness looking into, and finding full of strange characters, called a council of the Dotti, and commanded them to peruse and give him an account of. They did so, and reported it to be an excellent work, and that they believed the author to be a man of a particular head ; for this was the envoy's compliment tó Hickes, when he went to him with a present from his master. In Mr. Ballard's Collection of MS Letters, preserved in the Bodleian Library, is an account of Dr. Hickes's consecration, 1.76; his great character of the Saxon Poetry, V. 50, 77, 81; his forgiveness of Dr. Charlet's indiscretion in relation to Mr. Thwaites, and the dedication prefixed to his edition of the Saxon Heptateuch, V. 84, 90, 96. 99; VI, 6, 14, 15, 21, 23, 41, 57, 59. It appears also (by XVIII. 3, 39, 39; XIX. 16, 20-22, 25, 26, 36, 45, 87, 88), that he designed printing King Ælfred's Saxon Orosius, and Gregory's Pastoral Care. See more of Dr. Hickes in 1732.

1706. “ A Paraphrase and Comment upon the Epistles and Gospels appointed to be used in the Church of England on all Sundays and Holy-days throughout the year; designed to excite Devotion and promote the Practice of sincere Piety and Virtue. By George Stanhope, D. D. Dean of Canterbury, and Chaplain in ordinary to his Majesty. In Two Volumes. The Second Edition, corrected;" Svo.

“ A Sermon preached before the Queen in the Royal Chapel at St. James's, November 4, 1705, being the xxiid Sunday after Trinity. By George Stanhope *, D. D. Dean of Canterbury and Chaplain in Ordinary to her Majesty. London, printed by W. B. for S. Keble at the Turk's Head, Fleetstreet,” &c. &c. &ce 4to.

1707. “ La Liturgia Ynglesa; o el Libro de la Oracion Commun y Administracion de los Sacramentos, y otros Ritos y Ceremonias de la Yglesia, segun el uso de la Yglesia de Ynglaterra; juntamente con et Psalterio Ô Psalmos de David, apuntados como ellos son para ser cantados ô rezados en Yglesias. Hypanizado por D. Felix Anthony de Alvarado, Ministro de la Palubra de Dios. Londres; impresso por G. Bowyer, a costa de Fran. Cogan, en Inner Temple Lane," 8vo.

“ Some Account of the Mines, and the Adeentage of them to the Kingdom. With an Appen

* Of this truly excellent Divine, the steady friend of Mr. Bowyer, see the " Essays and Illustrations” in vol. IV. No IV.

+ The Mine-adventure, as it was called, was at this period a . subject much discussed. It originated in some differences between Sir Carbery Pryse, who had worked some mines on his estate in Cardiganshire, and the patentees of royal mines. The pubkications that occur on the subject are, 1. “ The Mineadventure; or an expedient, first, for compasing all differences · c 2


dix relating to the Mine Adventure in Wales;" Svo.

between the partners of the mines late of Sir Carbery Pryse. Secondly, for establishing a new method for the management thereof, and thereby (instead of an arbitrary power over the mines and stock of all the partners in one person) settling an equal and fair constitution for every person concerned. Thirdly, for granting several charities out of the same to the poor of every county in England and Wales, without prejudice to the partners. Fourthly, for enabling the partners to employ a . much greater stock therein, and consequently in the same proportion) to advance the gain and profits thereof. Fifthly,

for discharging all debts, duties, and demands chargeable upon 'the mines, originally occasioned by several expensive law-suits between the said Sir Carbery Pryse and the patentees of royal mines. And sixthly, for raising a large stock of 20,0001. (clear of all manner of incumbrances) for the working and carrying on the said mineral works, to the great advantage of the king and kingdom. Proposed by Sir Humphry Mackworth, perused and settled by eminent and learned council in the law, and finally, established in two indentures,' made and executed by the present partners, and which shall be enrolled in the high court of Chancery. London, 1698," folio, 16 pages. The indentures 'make 20 pages more. There is an abstract in two pages, and one in four, with views of the mines.

2. “ An essay on the value of mines, late of Sir Carbery Price. By William Waller,' gent. steward of the said mines. Writ for the private satisfaction of all the partners. Lond. 1698." 12mo; . dedicated to Sir Humphry Mackworth, chairman, and now standing in the place of Edward Price, and late of Sir Carbery Price.

Mr. Waller wrote also,

3. “ The Mine-adventure: or, an experiment, &c. proposed by Sir Humphry Mackworth ; and “A description of the Mines," with plans, 12mo.

4. “A familiar discourse or dialogue concerning the Mine-
adventure. Lond. 1700.” (By Mr. Shiers.] Svo. To which is
prefixed, “ An abstract of the present state of the mines of
Bwlchyr-eskir-hyr ; and of the material proceedings of the
Committee appointed for the management thereof, published
for the information and satisfaction of the absent partners, and
at their request. By order of the Committee;" and at the end å
second abstract.
. 5. A list of the names of the Mine-adventurers, printed by

Freeman Collins 1700.
6. Mr. Yalden's poem, " To Sir Humphry Mackworth, on

the Mines late of Sir Carbery Price,” folio, reprinted in The
:Poetical Calendar, vol. iv. p. 65, and in Dr. Johnson's edition of
the English Poets.

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