A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Barclay, John

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Barclay, John (1582-1621). -- Satirist, s. of a Scotsman, who was Professor of Law at Pont-à;-Mousson, Lorraine, came with his f. to England about 1603. He wrote several works in English and Latin, among which are Euphormionis Satyricon, against the Jesuits, and Argenis, a political romance, resembling in certain respects the Arcadia of Sidney, and the Utopia of More.