Sentence Examples with the word Chronologer

These marks of the royal favour seem to have led May to expect the posts of poetlaureate and city chronologer when they fell vacant on the death of Ben Jonson in 1637, but he was disappointed, and he forsook the court and attached himself to the party of the Parliament.

The task of the chronologer was thus simplified and reduced to a study and comparison of dates in a few leading systems.