XXXVI. OGILBY, THE POET.
"Upon the humble petition of John Ogilby, a poet, free of
this Company, who having with much studie and expence
translated Virgil into English meeter, together with Annotations upon the same, and likewise Esop's Fables, both which he
presented to this Companie this daie very fairly bound, this
Court, in requital of his gift and for his encouragement, being
a member of this Company, doth give and bestow upon him
the sum of 13l. 6s. 8d."—[20th July 1654.]