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subscribers in 1857, but proved unremunerative. Tregelles then went abroad to recruit his health, and stayed at Geneva and Milan. At Milan he made a facsimile tracing of the Muratorian canon, but was unable to publish it until 1867. On the return journey he visited Bunsen at Heidelberg. In 1860 he went on a tour through Spain, where he showed much interest in the protestants. The second part of the Greek testament—St. Luke and St. John—appeared in 1861. In 1862 he went to Leipzig to examine the Codex Sinaiticus, then in Tischendorf's keeping; thence to Halle, to Luther's country, and down the Danube. The Acts and catholic epistles were issued in 1865, and the Pauline epistles down to 2 Thessalonians in 1869. He was in the act of revising the last chapters of Revelations in 1870 when he had a stroke of paralysis, after which he never walked. He continued to work in bed. The remainder of the epistles were published in 1870, as he had prepared them, but the book of Revelations was edited from his papers by S. J. Bloxidge and B. W. Newton in 1872, and the edition lacked the long-expected prolegomena. In 1879 Dr. Hort published an appendix to the Greek Testament, containing the materials for the prolegomena that Tregelles's notes supplied, with supplementary corrections by Annesley William Streane.
Tregelles received the degree of LL.D. from St. Andrews in 1850, and in 1862 a civil list pension of 100l., which was doubled next year. He was on the New Testament revision committee, but was unable to attend its meetings. He died without issue at 6 Portland Square, Plymouth, on 24 April 1875, and was buried in Plymouth cemetery. In 1839 he married his cousin, Sarah Anna, eldest daughter of Walter Prideaux, banker, of Plymouth. His wife survived him until 1882, and half the pension was continued to her.
The other works of Tregelles comprise, in addition to pamphlets: 1. ‘Hebrew Reading Lessons,’ 1845. 2. ‘Prophetic Visions of the Book of Daniel,’ 1847; new editions, 1855, 1864. 3. ‘Gesenius, Hebrew and Chaldee Lexicon to the Old Testament, translated with Additions and Corrections,’ 1847. 4. ‘The Original Language of St. Matthew's Gospel,’ 1850. 5. ‘The Jansenists,’ 1851: based on information obtained at Utrecht from their archbishop. 6. ‘Hebrew Psalter,’ 1852. 7. ‘Defence of the Authenticity of the Book of Daniel,’ 1852. 8. ‘Hebrew Grammar,’ 1852. 9. ‘Collation of the Texts of Griesbach, Scholz, Lachmann, and Tischendorf, with that in common use,’ 1854. 10. ‘Codex Zacynthius, Fragments of St. Luke,’ 1861. 11. ‘Hope of Christ's Second Coming,’ 1864. He contributed many articles in Cassell's ‘Dictionary,’ Smith's ‘Dictionary of the Bible,’ Kitto's ‘Journal of Sacred Literature,’ and the ‘Journal of Classical and Sacred Philology.’ Rogers's ‘Lyra Britannica’ and Schaff's ‘Christ in Song’ contain hymns by Tregelles. He also edited ‘Prisoners of Hope,’ 1852: letters from Florence on the persecution of F. and R. Madiai.
A portrait of Tregelles is in the possession of Mrs. F. C. Ball, Bromley, Kent, and copies have been placed in the Plymouth Athenæum and Falmouth Polytechnic. There is also an oil painting in the possession of Miss A. Prideaux of Plymouth.[Manuscript memoir by Miss Augusta Prideaux; communications from G. F. Tregelles, esq., Barnstaple; Western Daily Mercury, 3 May 1875; Professor E. Abbot to New York Independent, 1875; S. E. Fox's Life of Edwin Octavius Tregelles, 1892; Academy, 1875, i. 475; Boase and Courtney's Bibl. Cornub.; Boase's Collectanea, 1027.]
TREGIAN, FRANCIS (1548–1608), Roman catholic exile, son of Thomas Tregian, by his wife Catharine, eldest daughter of Sir John Arundell, was born in Cornwall in 1548. At an early age he married Mary, eldest daughter of Charles, seventh lord Stourton, by Anne, daughter of Edward, earl of Derby (Harl. MS. 110, f. 100 b). He frequented the court of Elizabeth in the hope that he might render assistance to the persecuted catholics. According to his biographer, however, he lost the favour of the queen by rejecting her amatory advances. He was arrested at Wolvedon (now Golden) in Probus, Cornwall, on 8 June 1577, for harbouring Cuthbert Mayne [q. v.], a catholic priest. On 16 Sept. he was indicted at Launceston, and by a sentence of præmunire he was stripped of all his property and condemned to perpetual imprisonment. The value of his estate was estimated at 3,000l. per annum, which, with all his ready money, was seized by the queen (Gilbert, Parochial Hist. of Cornwall, iii. 360). He was imprisoned afterwards in Windsor Castle, the Marshalsea prison, London, the king's bench, and the Fleet. Recovering his freedom at the solicitation of the king of Spain after twenty-eight years' incarceration, but ruined in fortune and impaired in constitution, he retired to the continent, and in July 1606 arrived at the English College, Douay, on his way to Spain. He was received at Madrid with honour and respect, and Philip III granted him a pension of sixty