ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Mathias Prideaux

(1622-1646 ca.)


The son of John Prideaux, Bishop of Worcester, Mathias Prideaux entered Exeter College Oxford in 1640 at the age of 15 (Fellow 1641-46, B.A. 1644, M.A. 1645); he was a captain in the Royalist army before his early death in London, circa 1646.


TEXT RECORDS:

1645 ca.Concerning History of Professions, as also, naturall, various, and vaine Narrations.

PUBLICATIONS:

An easy and compendious introduction for reading all sorts of histories. 1648; 1650.