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ought to be the good education of children. ii. Examples of good children. This is the story book with proverbs. J. J.]”.
D. At the same place.
“1. The book of temperance, by way of dialogue. [One or two stories in it. J.J.]
2. Another book of dialogues, with many stories. Beginning with The treble admonition. With an index of the stories at the end.
3. Of the education of children, many stories. Also, wise and witty sayings and actions included in stories. Part ii. Outlandish proverbs &c.
4. Conversations concerning the true end'and design of human life and the contempt of the world. Interspersed with many useful stories. [At the beginning are the young ladies' letters, &c. At the end, an index. J. J.]
5. The instruction of children, translated from the Italian, &c. 1634."
25. The translations of Valdesso and Lessius, and Ferrar's preface to Herbert's Temple. (See below.)
Page 3. n. 3. The other sister was named Joyce. She seems to have died before N. F. took his farewell of the family in 1613. See page is $ 6. An only sister.
Page 7. Barnabas Oley was a most laborious tutor at Clare at the outbreak of the civil war. (See the list of freshmen, nearly all pupils of his, preserved in the college.) See Walker's Sufferings, ii. 141, 142, Wood's Ath. ii. 667, Bentham's Ely, i. 27, Barwick's Life, 26 n., Baker in Hearne's Caius, 690, bis will in Baker’s MS. xii. (or xvi? the Index gives both volumes) 191, his letter to Dr. Gower, ibid. ii. 146. “[I] can satisfy you that the rich man that desired to print Dr. J[ackson]'s works was Mr. Nettleton of University College, and the Cambridge man that solicited it, Mr. Oley of
Clare Hall, who lives in the north privately, near the place of 1[ady] Savil's demolished habitation.”—Hammond's letter of Jan. 7. (1652–3] in the Theologian and Ecclesiastic, xiii. 328. Lady S. lived at Altrop (Ibid. vii. 60). “Mr. Oley is living, and, I think, now in L[ondon), but I know not where.”Hammond, March 4. (1650–1). Ibid. vii. 285.
Page 9. line 12. Officiate himself in person. “I had likewise observed it ordinary in the universities to preach long without orders as probationers, &c., and accordingly thought myself obliged not to refuse any inoffensive opportunity of doing good by preaching, where it was wanted, &c.” Life of Edmund Trench (London, 1693), 51.
Page 11. Mrs. Collett. A few only of the Collett letters 1
1 For the following table of contents I am chiefly indebted to Mr. Hopkinson.
Date. Place. From 1. 28 Aug. 1600. Buttolph Susanna Mrs. Elizth. Banderlo, written
Lane, Collett. soon after her marriage to London
the lady who taught her the French language. She concludes : “Voster amme
Tres affectionat.” II. July 1616. Bourne. Do. her brother Richard at Ham
borough. 111. 14 Jan. 1627-8. Gidding. Do. her eldest son Thomas, on his
intended marriage with
Miss Sherington. 21 Do.
Do. Do., on the same subject.
Do. her cousin, Arthur Wood
noth, inclosing the above
letter to her son Thomas, VI. Do.
Do. her cousin Mrs. Stead, still on
the same subject. VII. 30 Do.
Do. her son Thomas. VIII. Feb. 1627-8. Do. Do. lady Bodley*.
• Wife of Sir John Bodley, of Streatham, co. Surrey; his mother, a daughter of Humphrey Collett of Southwark, was cousin to John C. Sir J. B. was knighted at Warwick, Sept. 5, 1617. Nichols's Progr. of James I. iii. 435. Cf. Manning and Bray's Surrey, iii, 432, 438.
can here be given; they will suffice to prove that she was not unworthy of her race.
her son Edward : good advice
to him as an apprentice. her son Thomas, on his recent
marriage: the pair are ex
pected at Gidding. her cousin Arthur Woodnoth. her son Edward. her son Nicholas, then in ser
vice with Arthur Woodnoth. her daughter Susanna Maple
toft, soon after her mar
riage. lady Bodley, on Susanna
Mapletoft's marriage, sent
by her son. her daughter Anna, then at
Margetting, (or Margaretting, in Essex), on a visit to
her sister Mapletoft. her son Edward. N. F. her daughter Mapletoft, who
has her sister Margaret with
her. Do. ; speaks of Mrs. M.'s daughter, “little Nan:" “We thank God for your own and my dear Peggie's
recovery." lady Bodley, proposing in
July to visit with her daughter lady B. in Essex. Aunt Collett, written during a visit (with her daughter Hester) to the Mapletofts. She had hoped to have borne a part in the training of her aunt's daughter Julia.
From a letter to “aunt Collett,” Febr. 1627-8.
“I suppose you may have expected to have heard from me upon occasion of the late business touching my son ; and
Date. Place. From xxv. Aug. 1629. Margetting. Mrs.Collett. her mother, Mrs. Ferrar, an
nouncing the birth (on the Friday) of Mary Maple
toft. XXVI. Do.
Do. her brother Nicholas. XXVII. Sept. 1629. Do. Do. Do. XXVIII. 5 Oct. 1629. Gidding. Do. her daughter Mapletoft: who
has her sister Hester with
er. XXIX. 26 Oct. 1629. Do.
Do. N.F. unexpectedly called
to London. XXX. Nov. 1629. Do.
Do. N. F. in London. XXXI. 23 Nov. 1629. Do.
Do. her son (in law) Mapletoft. XXXII. 13 Dec. 1629. Do.
Do. her daughter Mapletoft. XXXIII. 18 Dec. 1629.
Do. Do. N. F. had returned
home in good health. XXXIV. 24 Jan. 1630-1. Do.
Do. her cousin lady Smart. (Anne
wife of sir Ned Fracy S.
who died in 1628.] XXXV. 11 Jan. 1626-7. Do.
her son Nicholas: who is
going on well; his brother Ned's conduct causes her
much trouble. Xxxvi. 22 Feb. 1629-30. Do.
Do. her daughter Mapletoft ;
mentions “Little Mall and
Nan." XXXVII, 1 Mar. 1629-30. Do.
Do. N. F. XXXVIII. 1 June 1630. Do. Do. her son Edward. xxxix. 19 July 1630. Do.
her son Nicholas; his master has given a good ac
count of him. XL. 26 July 1630. Do. Do. her son Edward, who has not
written to his parents for
one whole year. XLI.
Do. Do. her daughter Mapletoft. XLII. 6 Sept. 1630. Do. Do. her son Edward, “who still
after so many admonitions
neglects to write a letter." XLIII. Do.
Do. Do. her daughter Mapletoft. XLIV. 4 Oct, 1630. Do.
Do. The same. “Your sister
Anna has had some fits of
indeed I had performed it, but that the answering my son's letters every week hath taken up that space of time which the carrier affords us between the delivery of his letters and the calling for of our answer. And now my brother Nicholas
Date. Place. Brom
To an ague-Dorothy's quar
tain continues.” XLV. 4 Oct. 1630. Gidding. Mrs. Collett. her cousin Wright: speaks of
“the perfect health and (I may well say, and bless God for it) the great strength and ability both of body and mind of my
dear mother." XLVI.
Do. her aunt Collett: her son
Thomas and his wife are resolved to leave Gidding
and keep house in London. XLVII. 18 Oct. 1630.
Do. Do. lady Bodley, at Streatham.
“I understand my cousin Parkes is with you at
Streatham.” XLVIII. Do.
Do. her son Nicholas: has been
much comforted by his let
ters. XLIX. Do.
her daughter in law) Collett. L. Do.
her daughter Mapletoft. LI. 16 Nov. 1630.
Do. LII. 22 Nov. 1630.
Do. her son Collett. LIII. 28 Nov. 1630.
Do. her son Nicholas. LIV. 6 Dec. 1630.
her daughter Mapletoft. Lv. 10 Jan. 1630-1. Do. Do. her son Collett: his wife is
exhorted to nurse her child herself. A copy of a prayer offered in their behalf at Gidding was sent
with the letter. LVI. Do. Do. Do. her daughter Mapletoft; on
Do. her daughter Mapletoft.