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z The son of Sir John Wooley, Knight, Latin Secretary to Queen Elizabeth, who, though a layman, was promoted to the Deanery of Carlille on the death of Sir Thomas Smith. He was knighted some tiine after his advancement to that dignity. He caused a monument to be erected to himself and his parents in the cathedral church of St. Paul's. He is there represented as fitting between his father and mother. The inscription begins .
.." D.O.M. " Joannes Wolleius, Eques Auratus, Reginæ Elizabethæ à Secretioribus - Confiliis, Secretarius Linguæ Latinæ, Cancellarius Ordinis Pecilceli“dis, Doctrinâ, Pietate, Fide, Probitate, Gravitate clarissimus
“ Obiit anno 1595." Then follow twenty-four Latin hexameter verses, in which are contained the biliory and character of Sir John Wooley, Elizabeth his wife, afterwards Lady Egerton, and Sir Francis Wooley their fon.
(Dugdale's History of St. Paul's.)