Thomas Sprott or Spott (fl. 1292) was an English Benedictine chronicler, a monk of St Augustine's Abbey, Canterbury.
Sprott wrote a history of St Augustine's Abbey. His work was used and acknowledged by the chroniclers Thomas Elmham and William Thorne.Thorne copies him freely to 1228, where he says Sprott's share ends. He elsewhere stated that Sprott's work ended in 1272, a point that is unclear in surviving manuscripts (which had later additions, and some damage). John Leland mentioned a chronicle by Sprott that extended to 1272, which Casimir Oudin stated was among the manuscripts of Walter Cope.
Thomas Elmham was an English chronicler.
William Thorne was an English Benedictine historian.
John Leland or Leyland was an English poet and antiquary.
The original work by Sprott has not been printed.
Joseph Mayer (1803–1886) was an English goldsmith, antiquary and collector.
The Flores Historiarum is the name of two different Latin chronicles by medieval English historians that were created in the 13th century, associated originally with the Abbey of St Albans.
Matthew of Westminster, long regarded as the author of the Flores Historiarum, is now thought never to have existed.
The public domain consists of all the creative work to which no exclusive intellectual property rights apply. Those rights may have expired, been forfeited, expressly waived, or may be inapplicable.
Sir Sidney Lee was an English biographer, writer and critic.
The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published since 1885. The updated Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB) was published on 23 September 2004 in 60 volumes and online, with 50,113 biographical articles covering 54,922 lives.
James Smith was an English writer. He is best known as co-author of the Rejected Addresses, with his younger brother Horace.
William Smith (15??-16??) was an English sonneteer, poet, and friend of Edmund Spenser. He participated in The Phoenix Nest (1593), England's Helicon (1600) and published a sonnet sequence Chloris or The Complaint of the passionate despised Shepheard in 1596.
William Wogan was an Irish religious writer, close to a number of leading evangelicals of his time, and sympathetic with early Methodism.
John Smith (1662–1717) was an English poet and playwright.
Andrew Lamb, bishop of Brechin and bishop of Galloway, was probably son or relative of Andrew Lamb of Leith, a lay member of the general assembly of 1560. He became minister of Burntisland, Fife, in 1593, was translated to Arbroath in 1596, and to South Leith in 1600.
Gregory of Caergwent or Winchester was a British monk and historian.
Edmund of Hadenham, was a monk of Rochester and an English chronicler.
John Walton, also John Capellanus was an English Augustinian canon, known as a poet and translator.
The Regius Professorship of Hebrew in the University of Oxford is a professorship at the University of Oxford, founded by Henry VIII in 1546.
Anker Smith (1759–1819) was an English line engraver.
Joshua Thomas (1719–1797) was a Welsh writer and Particular Baptist minister, known for his history of Welsh Baptists.
Saint Solus was an English monk, in Germany with St. Boniface.
William Thynne was an English courtier and editor of Geoffrey Chaucer's works.
John Trussell was an English historical writer.
William Wyrley (1565–1618) was an English antiquarian and officer of arms, who became Rouge Croix pursuivant.
Thomas Speght was an English schoolmaster and editor of Geoffrey Chaucer.
John Russell Smith (1810–1894), known as Russell Smith, was an English bookseller and bibliographer. He is best known for his "Library of Old Authors" reprint series.
Thomas Southwell SJ (1592–1637), born Thomas Bacon, was an English Jesuit priest, theological writer, and teacher.
Alexander Crowcher Schomberg (1756–1792) was an English poet and writer on jurisprudence.