English theologian, born at Ghildford in 1560 and died in 1617. King James appointed him his chaplain and was satisfied the book of Abbot De Antichristo, which had reprinted it along with his own work the revelation. In 1609 he was elected principal of Baliol College, Oxford and in 1612, Professor in theology at the University, where he published his work the supremacy of the Kings, against Bellarmine and Suárez. He died at the age of fifty-seven and was buried in Salisbury Cathedral, where he was Bishop. He left many written works.