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WALTON'S LIVES.

VOL. I.

TO THE

RIGHT HONOURABLE AND REVTREND

FATHER IN GOD, GEORGE,

LORD BISHOP OF WINCHESTER,

AND PRELATE OF THE MOST NOBLE ORDER OF THE

GARTER .

MY LORD,

I with some years past, present you with a plain

relation of the life of Mr. Richard Ilooher, that humble man, to whose memory princes, and the most learned of this nation, have paid a reverence

• Dr. Georok Mority, distinguished by his unshahen loyalty and attachment to Charles I. was, at the Retration, fir-t made Dan of Christchurch, and then Bishop of Worcester. In In he was translated to the set of Winchester. Though buminated one of the Assembly of Divines, he never d.d them the honour, nor himself the injury, to sit unong the in. During his arence from his native country, he endeared himseli to veral learned foreigners, purtaularly to Andrew Rivet:us, Heinsius, Salmasius, and Exhart. He constantly attended the yoning exiled king; but not being permitted to follow him in'o Baland, he retired to Antwerp, where for about three or fur

years

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