A life by Strype was published in 1698 (Oxford edition, 1820).
This account, which was printed with many circumstantial details by Strype (Eccles.
According to Strype, he was invited about this time to become a fellow of the college founded by Cardinal Wolsey at Oxford; but Dean Hook shows that there is some reason to doubt this.
JOHN STRYPE (1643-1737), English historian and biographer, was born in Houndsditch, London, on the 1st of November 1643.
He was the son of John Strype, or van Stryp, a member of a Brabant family who, to escape religious persecution, settled in London, in a place afterwards known as Strype's Yard in Petticoat Lane, as a merchant and silk throwster.
Through his friendship with Sir William Hicks Strype obtained access to the papers of Sir Michael Hicks, secretary to Lord Burghley, from which he made extensive transcripts; he also carried on an extensive correspondence with Archbishop Wake and Bishops Burnet, Atterbury and Nicholson.
Strype also published, besides a number of single sermons, an edition of John Lightfoot's Works (1684); and in 1700 Some genuine Remains of John Lightfoot.
See John Strype, Life and Acts of Archbishop Parker (3 vols., Oxford, 1824), and Memorials of Thomas Cranmer (2 vols., Oxford, 1840); John D'Alton, Memoirs of the Archbishops of Dublin (Dublin, 1838).
It was reprinted by Strype in his editions of Stow; by Hearne in his edition of Leland's Itinerary (vol.
The author died in 1605, and his work was continued by Anthony Munday and others (1618, 1633) and in the next century by John Strype (1720, 1 7541 755).
Also the Works of John Strype; the Publications of the Parker Society; the Calendar of State Papers, Domestic; and the Dict.
Already in 1550 Strype refers to certain " sectaries " in Essex and Kent, as " the first that made separation from the Reformed Church of England, having gathered congregations of their own."
But these " private assemblies of the professors in these hard times," as Strype calls them, were congregational simply by accident.
The initiative was taken by Archbishop Parker, about 1563-1565, who, according to Strype (Parker i.
It was embodied by John Strype in his Life and Acts of Whitgift (1718).
His Life was written by John Strype (1821); additions by J.
Here is also buried John Strype the historian and biographer (d.
Strype, Memorials of Cranmer, bk.