Joseph Hall, bishop of Exon, etc.: he was a keeper's son in Norfolke (I thinke, neer Norwich). — From old Mr. Theophilus Woodenoth.
He wrote most of his fine discourses at Worcester, when he was deane there. — From Mr. Francis Potter, who went to schole there.
Monsieur Balza exceedingly admired him and often quotes him: vide Balzac's Apologie.