E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Wotton, Sir Henry
(b. Boughton, Malherbe, Kent, March 30th, 1568; d. December, 1639). The Elements of Architecture (1624); Ad Regem e Scotia reducem Henrici Wottonii Plausus et Vota (1633); A Parallel between Robert late Earl of Essex and George late Duke of Buckingham (1641); A Short View of the Life and Death of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham (1642); The State of Christendom (1657); and Panegyrick of King Charles, being Observations upon the Inclination, Life and Government of our Sovereign Lord the King. The Reliquiæ Wottonianæ, containing Lives, Letters, Poems, with Characters of Sundry Personages, and other Incomparable Pieces of Language and Art, by Sir Henry Wotton, Kt., appeared in 1651. The Poems were edited by Dyce for the Percy Society, and by Dr. Hannah in 1845. See the Life by Izaak Walton, Woods Athenæ Oxonienses, and Brydges British Bibliographer.