Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Purchas, Samuel (1577-1626), rector of St. Martin's, Ludgate, and chaplain to Archbishop Abbot, was author of the curious works entitled Purchas his Pilgrimage; or, Relations of the World and the Religious Observer in all Ages (1613), and Hakluyt's Posthumus; or, Purchas his Pilgrimes, containing a History of the World, in Sea Voyages and Land Travels by Englishmen and Others (1625).