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