E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
(b. Thaxted, Essex, 1577; d. London, September 30th, 1626). Purchas, his Pilgrimage; or, Relations of the World, and the Religions Observed in all Ages and Places discovered from the Creation to this Present (1613); Microcosmus; or, the Historie of Man (1619); The Kings Tower and Triumphant Arch of London (1623); Haklytus Posthumus; or, Purchas his Pilgrimes, contayning a History of the World, in Sea Voyages and Lande Travels, by Englishmen and Others (162526).