The character of this man, who died on the coast in 1808, is indicated by Osai Tutu's eulogy of him.
The first three eclogues, in the form of dialogues between Coridon and Cornix, were borrowed from the Miseriae Curialium of Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini (Pope Pius II.), and contain an eulogy of John Alcock, bishop of Ely, the founder of Jesus College, Cambridge.
On the death of Mary queen of Scots he was chosen to pronounce her eulogy.
Public authorities and private friends joined in the chorus of eulogy.