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  • Print publication year: 2009
  • Online publication date: October 2010
  • First published in: 1861



GILES WHITING, matriculated as a sizar of Trinity college in November 1569, proceeded B.A. 1573-4. On 2 Oct. 1582 he was instituted to the rectory of Panfield in Essex, on the presentation of George Cotton, esq. Of this benefice he was deprived, probably on account of nonconformity, shortly before 17 May 1587.

He is author of:

Giles Whiting, his short questions and aunsweres to be learned of the ignorant before they bee admitted to the Lord's Supper. Lond. 8vo. 1591.

Herbert's Ames, 1267. Newcourt's Kepert. ii. 461. Watt's Bibl. Brit.

LIONEL DUCKET, born in Westmorland about 1565, was son of Anthony Ducket, esq., of Grayrigg in that county, by his second wife Alice, daughter of Thomas lord Dacre of Gilsland. He was matriculated as a pensioner of S. John's college in April 1579, and personated the earl of Northumberland on the representation at S. John's of Dr. Legge's latin tragedy of Kichardus Tertius at the bachelors' commencement 1579-80. He proceeded B.A. 1582-3. In 1585 he was elected a fellow of Jesus college, and in 1586 commenced M.A. In 1595 he served the office of proctor, and in 1596 proceeded B.D.

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