The New International Encyclopædia/Godwin, Thomas

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The New International Encyclopædia
Godwin, Thomas
Edition of 1906. See also Thomas Godwyn on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

GODWIN, Thomas (1587-1642). A Church of England scholar. He was born at Wookey, Somersetshire, educated at Oxford; was rector of Brightwell, Berkshire, and died there March 20, 1642. He is remembered for his English treatise on Roman antiquities, with the Latin title Romanæ Historiæ Anthologia (1614); and Moses and Aaron, or Civil and Ecclesiastical Rites Used by the Ancient Hebrews (1625).