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feeling, it must certainly have given much disquiet to begin her reign with such an unusual effusion of blood; espe'cially in the present case of a near relation, one formerly honoured with her friendship and favour, who had indeed usurped, but without desiring or enjoying, the royal diadem which she assumed, by the constraint of an ambitious father and an imperious mother, and which at the first motion she chearfully and willingly resigned. This made her exceedingly lamented at home and abroad; the fame of her learning and virtue having reached over Europe, excited many commendations, and some express panegyrics in different nations and different languages. Immediately after her death, there came out a piece, entitled, “ The precious Remains of Lady Jane Grey,” in 4to. · Besides the pieces already mentioned, there are three Latin epistles to Bullinger printed in the “ Epistolæ ab. Ecclesiæ Helveticæ reformatoribus vel ad eos scriptæ,” 1742, 8vo, and the letter she wrote the night before her death to her sister Katherine which is here printed in Latin, Of her writing also are four Latin verses from her prison, and her speech on the scaffold. Holiushed and Baker say she wrote other things, and Bale mentions “The Conplaint of a Sinner,” and “ The Devout Christian.” A letter to Harding, her father's chaplain, on his apostatizing to popery, is in the “ Phænix.” Other notices respecting fragments of her writing may be seen in our authorities. ' .
GREY, or GRAY (NICHOLAS), a learned schoolmaster of the seventeenth century, was born in London in 1590, and was educated at Westminster-school, whence he was elected student of Christ-church, Oxford, in 1606. Here he made great proficiency under the tuition of Dr. Samuel Fell, and was considered even at this early period as eminent for his learning in the Greek and Latin languages. Having taken his degrees in arts, he was in 1614 appointed first master of the Charter-house, or Sutton's new foundation of the hospital school; but some years afterwards, having rendered himself incapable of holding that office by marriage, the governors gave him the living of Castle Camps in Cambridgeshire. On the 29th of January 1624, he was admitted chief master of Merchant Taylors' school,
I Biog. Brit.Fox's Acts and Monuments. Ballard's Memoirs.--Strype's Craumer, p. 295, 303.--Park's edition of Walpole's Royal and Noble Authors.
Archæol. rol. XII).-See also Nichols's Leicestershire, under Bradgate Park.
Her prefermeration, when school, insth heo
on a disputed election, which, however, terminated in his favour, and he enjoyed the place with much reputation until 1631, when he resigned and was elected head master of Eton school, and a fellow. He was ejected by the usurping powers from both his mastership and living, and reduced to much distress. At length he obtained the mastership of Tunbridge school, in which he continued until the restoration, when he was re-appointed to his former preferments, but did not long live to enjoy them. He died very poor at Eton in October 1660, and was buried in the choir of the chapel, near the stairs leading to the orgap-loft. He published 1. “A Dictionary' in Latin and English, and English and Latin, an improvement on Rider's, but afterwards superseded by Holyoak’s. 2. “Luculenta e sacra scriptura testimonia, ad Hugonis Grotii baptizatorum puerorum institutionem," Lond. 1647, 8vo, dedicated to his learned and excellent fellow, collegian John Hales. This catechism of Grotius, which was written in Latin verse, was such a favourite as to be translated into Greek verse by Christopher Wase, and into English verse by Francis Gouldsmith, of Gray's-inn, esq. 3. “Parabolæ evangelicæ, Lat. redditæ carmine paraphrastico varii generis in usum scholæ Tunbrigiensis," Lond. 8vo, no date. Of the second article above-mentioned, we have an edition of 1668, the title of which is, “ Hugonis Grotii Baptizatorum Puerorum Institutio, alternis interrogationi. bus et responsionibus." This contains Wase's translation into Greek, with grammatical notes, and other notes by Barth. Beale, and Gouldsmith's English version.'
GREY (Dr. RICHARD), an ingenious and learned English. divine, the son of John Grey of Newcastle, was born there in 1694, and in 1712 was entered of Lincoln college, Ox. ford, where he took the degree of B. A. May 15, 1716, and that of M. A. January 16, 1718-19. May 1, he was ordained deacon, and priest April 10, 1720, by Crew bi. shop of Durham, to whom he was chaplain and secretary, and who gave him, in 1721, the rectory of Hinton, near Brackley, in Northamptonshire; and obtained for him, from lord Willoughby de Broke, the rectory of Kimcote in Leicestershire. . He was also a prebendary of St. Paul's. In 1746, he was official and commissary of the archdeaconry..
* Athen. Oxon. rol. II.-Wilson's History of Merchant Taylors School.Harwoud's Alumni Etoneuses,
· of Leicester. In 1730, he published at Oxford a « Visi
tation-Sermon ;” and, the same year, “ Memoria Technica; or a new Method of artificial Memory :” a fourth edition of which came out in 1756. At this time also appeared his “ System of English Ecclesiastical Law, extracted from the Codex Juris Ecclesiastici Anglicani” of bishop Gibson, 8vo. This was for the use of young stu. dents designed for orders; and for this the university gave him the degree of D. D. May 28, 1731. He printed an assize sermon in 1732, called “ The great Tribunal," and in 1736, was the author of a large anonymous pamphlet, under the title of “ The miserable and distracted State of Religion in England, upon the Downfall of the Church established,” 8vo; and, the same year, printed another Visitation-Sermon. He also published “A new and easy Method of learning Hebrew without points, 1738;" “ Historia Josephi,” and “ Paradigmata Verborum, 1739;" * Liber Jobi, 1742;" “ Answer to Warburton's Remarks," 1744 ; " The last Words of David,” 1749; “ Nova Methodus Hebraicè discendi diligentius recognita & ad Usum Scholarum accommodata, &c.” 1751; “A Sermon at the opening of Steane chapel, Northampt.” 1752; and, lastly, an English translation of Mr. Hawkins Browne's poein “De Animi Immortalitate," 1753. He died Feb. 28, 1771, in his 77th year. He married Joyce, youngest daughter of · the rev. John Thicknesse of Brazen-nose-college, Oxford, and sister of the late Philip Thicknesse, esq. by whom he left three daughters, the eldest of whom married Dr. Philip Lloyd, dean of Norwich, and was well-known for her genius in working in worsted, and for her painted win. dows in that cathedral. Dr. Grey was buried at Hinton, as is his widow, who died Jan. 12, 1794, aged eighty-nine. His “ Memoria Technica” was at one time a very popular book, and the system has lately in part been revived by a foreigner, which has been the means of again directing the public attention to Dr. Grey's book; but it seems agreed that such helps are of very little substantial efficacy, and that attention and exercise are the only means to assist or prolong memory. Dr. Grey was a man of piety and liberality, as appears by his frequent correspondence with Dr. Doddridge.'
GREY (ZACHAKY), LL. D. an English divine, and mis. cellaneous writer, was of a Yorkshire family, originally
1 Nichols's Bowyer.---Doddridge's Letters, p. 123, 323_-395.
for his "inteoof reputables in the coming acts of
from France. He was born in 1687, and was admitted à · pensioner in Jesus college, Cambridge, April 18, 1704, but afterwards removed to Trinity-hall, where he was ad: mitted scholar of the house, Jan. 6, 1706-7; LL. B. 1709; LL. D. 1720; and though he was néver fellow of that college, he was elected one of the trustees for Mr. AyJoffe's benefaction to it. He was rector of Houghton Conquest in Bedfordshire : and vicar of St. Peter's and St. Giles's parishes in Cambridge, where he usually passed the winter, and the rest of his time at Ampthill, the neighbouring market-town to his living. · He died Nov. 25, 1766, at Ampthill, and was buried at Houghton Conquest. Very little of his history has descended to us. How he spent his life will appear by a list of his works. He is said to have been of a most amiable, sweet, and communicative disposition; most friendly to his acquaintance, and never better pleased than when performing acts of friendship and benevolence. Being in the commission of the peace, and a man of reputable character, he was much courted for his interest in elections. He was not, however, very active on those occasions, preferring literary retirement. His works were, 1. “ A Vindication of the Church of England, in answer to Mr. Pearce's Vindication of the Dissenters; by a Presbyter of the Church of England," 1720, 8vo. 2. " Presbyterian Prejudice displayed,” 1722, 8vo. 3. “ A pair of clean Shoes and Boots for a Dirty Baronet ; or an answer to Sir Richard Cox,” 1722. 4. “ The Knight of Dumbleton foiled at his own weapons, &c. In a Letter to Sir Richard Cocks, kot. By a Gentleman and no Knight,” 1723. 5. " A Century of eminent Presbyterians: or a Collection of Choice Sayings, from the public sermons before the two houses, from Nov. 1641 to Jan. 31, 1648, the day after the king was beheaded. By a Lover of Episcopacy,” 1723, 6. " A Letter of Thanks to Mr. Benjamin Bennet,” 1723. This Bennet published “A memorial of the Reformation,” full of gross prejudices against the established church, and.“ A defence of it.” 2. “ A Caveat against Mr. Benj. Bennet, a mere preten. der to history and criticism. By a lover of history,” 1724, 8vo. 8. “A Defence of our ancient and modern Historians against the frivolous cavils of a late pretender to Critical History, in which the false quotations and unjust inferences of the anonymous author are confuted and exposed in the manner they deserve. In two parts," 1725,
$vó. In reply, Oldmixon, the critical historian alluded
ed by Dr. Maed his examina in 1739. Newton's