E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
(b. North Mimms, Hertfordshire, 1506; d. Mechlin, 1565). Works:The Play of Love (1533); A Mery Play betweene Johan the Husband, Tyb the Wife, and St. Johan the Prestyr (1533); A Mery Play betweene the Pardoner and the Frere, the Curate and Neybour Prattle (1533); Of Gentylnes and Nobylyte, a Dyalogue (1535); A Dialogue, etc. (1546); The Spider and the Flie (1556); A Breefe Balet (1557), The Play called the Foure Ps (1569); A Balade, etc., in MS. Harl., Dialogue of Wit and Folly, in Fairholts edition; Poetical Dialogue, etc., in MS. Harl., Brit. Mus., A Description of a Most Noble Ladye, in MS. Harl. An edition of the Works was printed in 1562.