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o.ders and directions in writing for garbling and distinu guishing that commodity before it was exposed to sale. Dr. Gwinne died, at his house in Old Fish-street, in 1627. “ He was,” says Dr. Ward, “a man of quick parts, a lively fancy and poetic genius, had read much, was well versed in all sorts of polite literature, accurately skilled in the modern languages, and much valued for his knowledge and success in the practice of physic. But his Latin style was formed upon a wrong taste, wbich led him from the natural and beautiful simplicity of the ancients, into points of wit, affected jingle, and scraps of sentences detached from old authors; a custom which at that time began to prevail both here and abroad. And, he seems to have contracted this humour gradually, as it grew more in vogue; for his Oratio io laudem inusicæ,' is not so deeply tinged with it, as his . Orationes duæ,' spoken many years afterwards in Gresham college."
He published the following works : 1. “ Epicedium in Obitum illustr. Herois, Henrici Comitis Derbiensis," Oxon. 1593. 2. “Nero, Tragedia nova," Lond. 1603. 5.“ Orationes duæ, Londini habitæ in Ædibus Greshamiis," 1605. 4. " Vertumnus, sive Annus recurrens," 1607. 5. - Aurum non Aurum," &c. 1611, 4to, against Dr. Francis Anthony's “ Aurum potabile," a quack medicine. 6.“ Verses in English, French, and Italian.” 7. “ A Book of Travels.!' 8. “ Letters concerning Chemical and Magical Secrets:",
GYLLENBORG (CHARLES COUNT), a Swedish states. , man and a man of learning, was descended of an ancient and respectable family, one of the members of which was created a count in the reign of Charles XII. The display of count Gyllenborg's political fame was first made at London, where he resided for several years in quality of ambassador from the court of Stockholm, and where his conduct brought upon him a very singular misfortune. In 1716, Charles XII. irritated against George I. for his purchasing of the king of Denmark the duchies of Bremen and Verden (conquered from the Swedish monarch) formed a project of invading Scotland from Gottenburg, with 16,000 men, and placing the Pretender on the throne of Great Britain. After the very recent defeat of a plan of this kind, this new one may appear somewhat romantic. It was conducted, however, in concert with the English mal. ! Ath. Ox. vol. I.-Ward's Lives of the Gresham Professors,
contents and refugees, by count Gyllenborg at London, baron Goertz, the Swedish envoy, at the Hague, and baron Sparre, at Paris. But the English ministry being apprized of it, intercepted, copied, and then forwarded their correspondence; and just as the plot was ripe for execution (the Habeas Corpus act having been purposely suspended) caused the Swedish ambassador to be arrested in London, and published in their own justification, all the intercepted letters in French and English. Gyllenborg was first sens to a house in the country, where he was strictly guarded, and was afterwards conveyed to a sea-port, and dismissed the kingdom, in July 1717. As soon as he arrived at Stockholm, the British ambassador was likewise liberated from confinement, as the Swedish court had thought proper to use reprisals.
Gyllenborg afterwards waited on Charles XII. and was appointed, with baron Goertz, minister-plenipotentiary at the conferences of pacification which were opened with the court of Russia in the isle of Aland, but which terminated without success. In 1719 he was raised to the dignity of high chancellor of Sweden. In the beginning of the following year he also acted an important part in the negociations respecting the accession of Frederick I. to the throne, and gained constantly greater influence during the reign of this monarch, who appointed him counsellor of the Swedish empire, and chancellor of the university of Lund; and in 1739, when a great change took place in the senate and ministry, in which he took an active part, he was made president of chancery, minister for the foreigu and home departments, and soon after chancellor of the university of Upsal. He died Dec. 14, 1746, with a high character for political talent, general learning, and ambition to promote learning and science in his country. He left to the university of Upsal, his valuable cabinet of natural history, remarkable for a great number of amphibious productions and corals, which Linnæus has described under the title “ Amphibia Gyllenborgiana.” He appears also to have been a man of a religious turn of mind, from his translating into the Swedish language Sherlock's “ Discourse on Death, but which he could not get licensed, as the Swedish clergy pretended to find some things in it contrary to sound doctrine. He procured it, therefore, to be printed in Hoiland, and distributed the whole edition for the benefit of his countrymen. He also translated some English comedies, with alterations suitable to the genius of the Swedes, which were acted with applause at Stockholm. He had a concern in a periodical paper called the “ Argus,” printed at Stockholm, but which, owing to the editor meddling imprudently with politics, appears to have been discountenanced. The count married an English lady, second daughter of John Wright, esq. attorney-general of Jamaica, and widow of Elias Deritt, esq. deputy of the great wardrobe under the duke of Montague, by whom he had no issue; the counts of his name in Sweden are his collateral relations. His lady's daughter by Mr. Deritt, accompanying her mother to Sweden, was created countess Gyllenborg, and afterwards married Baron Sparre, on whose death she returned to England, where she died in 17,66, and her daughter by the Baron died at Thirske in Yorkshire in 1778. 1
.: Those marked thus * are new.
.....1 +Godefroi, Denys, junior ... 46
6 *Godfrey of Viterbo........ ib.
- Sidney, earl of.
Godwin, Mary ...........51
- Francis, son......58
- Thomas, Hebraist 61
Sir John ...... *Goetze, George Henry..... ib.
Goez, Damian de ........
+Goff, Thomas ............64
tGoguet, Antony Yves . . . . 65
to Peter .......
- Hubert .........
de Castro, Alv..... ib.
tam Magd. Ang. Poiss. de iba
James ........ 45 +Goodal, Walter .........
Godfrey ........98 Graham, George ........
+Grainger, James ........ 164
*Gramont, Gab. Barth. .... ib.
Philibert, Count 173
Joachim le ...... 175
ib. - John Bapt. le ....176
ib. Grandier, Urban ........178
Gotteschalcus............ ib. +Grant, Edward. .........
Francis .......... 187
Thomas ..... ...118 *Gratiani, Ant. Maria ..... 200
Ortuinus ...... 201
John ......... 207
Govea, family of ..., ib. Greaves, John ........
Matthew .. 237