John Prideaux D.D. (7 September 1578 - 29 July 1650) was an academic and Bishop of Worcester. The fourth son of John and Agnes Prideaux, he was born at Stowford House in the parish of Harford, near Ivybridge, He was Chaplain to the King in 1612, and five times vice-chancellor of Oxford University. This Note seeks to clarify several anomalies in records of his life and in particular his connection with the Reynell family of Ogwell. Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. The copy of this rare book is held in the collection of Albert William Bryant Messenger, and is available from the Internet Archive.