Floyd, Thomas (DNB00)

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FLOYD, THOMAS (fl. 1603), author, a Welshman, entered New Inn, Oxford, as a commoner in 1589, graduated B.A. on 9 Feb. 1592–3, afterwards transferred himself to Jesus College, and took the degree of M.A. on 5 Feb. 1595–6. He was the author of ‘The Picture of a Perfect Commonwealth, describing as well the Offices of Princes and inferior Magistrates over their Subjects, as also the Duties of Subjects towards their Governors,’ &c., London, 1600, 12mo. He also wrote some Latin verses in ‘Academiæ Oxoniensis Pietas erga Jacobum Regem,’ 1603.

[Wood's Athenæ Oxon. (Bliss), i. 744; Fasti, i. 257, 270.]

J. M. R.