Grocyn, William

Grocyn, William

(grō`sĭn), 1446?–1519, English humanist. An associate of John ColetColet, John
, 1467?–1519, English humanist and theologian. While studying on the Continent (1493–96), Colet became interested in classical scholarship and in theories of education. After his residency at Oxford as a lecturer, in 1505 he became dean of St.
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 and Thomas LinacreLinacre or Lynaker, Thomas
, 1460?–1524, English humanist and physician. He took the degree of doctor of medicine at the Univ. of Padua, returned to England c.
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, he reputedly introduced the teaching of Greek at Oxford.
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