Sentence Examples with the word Gammer

JOHN STILL (c. 1543-1608), bishop of Bath and Wells, formerly reputed to be the author of Gammer Gurton's Needle, was born about 1543 at Grantham, Lincolnshire.

If such is the case, there is reason to think that the composition of Gammer Gurton's Needle should be referred to the earlier period.

Still, whose reputation as a serious churchman cannot be easily reconciled with the buffoonery of A Ryght Pithy, Pleasaunt and merle Comedie: Intytuled Gammer Gurtons Nedle, was first credited with its authorship by Isaac Reed in his edition (1782) of Baker's Biographia dramatica.