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John Barclay

Barclay, John (1582–1621). Satirist, son of a Scotsman, who was Professor of Law at Pont-à-Mousson, Lorraine, came with his father 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.

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