1911 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Bp. William Bedell

J. Bass Mullinger, in Cambridge History of English Literature 7 (1911) 349-50.



William Bedell, who was chaplain to Wotton at Venice for about three years, penned his sermons in Italian and Latin, wrote an English grammar so that Italians might learn to read English sermons and translated father Paul's works into Latin for all protestant Europe to read.