1651 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Bp. William Bedell

Izaak Walton, in Life of Sir Henry Wotton (1651; 1865) 143.



Sir Henry Wotton ... left England, nobly accompanied through France to Venice, by gentlemen of the best families and breeding that this nation afforded: they were too many to name; but these two, for the following reasons, may not be omitted. Sir Albertus Morton, his Nephew, who went his Secretary; and William Bedel, a man of choice learning, and sanctified wisdom, who went his Chaplain.