E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
(b. Gloucestershire, 1484 (?); d. Vilvorde, October 6th, 1536). The Obedyence of a Christen Man, and how Christen Rulers Ought to Governe (1528); The Parable of the Wicked Mammon (1528); Exposition on 1 Corinthians vii., with a Prologue, wherein all Christians are exhorted to read the Scriptures (1529); The Practyse of Prelates: whether the Kynges Grace may be separated from hys Quene, because she was hys Brothers Wyfe (1530); A Compendious Introduccion, Prologue, or Preface unto the Pistle of St. Paul to the Romayns (1530); a translation of The Fyrst Boke of Moses called Genesis [with a preface and prologue shewinge the use of the Scripture] (1530); The Exposition of the Fyrst Epistle of Seynt John, with a Prologge before it by W. T. (1531), The Supper of the Lorde after the true Meanying of the Sixte of John and the xi. of the fyrst Epistle to the Corinthias, whereunto is added an Epistle to the Reader, and incidentally in the Exposition of the Supper is confuted the Letter of Master More against John Fyrth (1533), A Briefe Declaration of the Sacraments expressing the fyrst Originall, how they come up and were institute, etc. (1538); An Exposicion upon the v., vi., vii. Chapters of Mathew, whych three chapiters are the Keye and the Dore of the Scripture, and the restoring again of Moses Lawe, corrupt by the Scribes and Pharisees, etc. (1548); An Answer unto Sir Thomas Mores Dialogue; Pathway to Scripture; and revision of the New Testament (1534). A Life of Tyndale, and Selections from his Writings, in vol. i. of Richmonds Fathers of the Church. See also the Life by Offor (1836), and that by Demaus (1871). The Works were published (with those of Frith and Barnes) in 1573 (with those of Frith 1831), and edited by Walter, in 184850. Consult Eadies History of the English Bible and Morleys English Writers, vol. vii.