A catalogue of notable Middle Templars, with brief biographical notices/Blandie, William



Admitted 27 November, 1571.

Son and heir of William Blandy, of Newbury, Berks, where he was born. He became a Fellow of New College, Oxford, but was removed on suspicion of popish views, and subsequently served with the English Army in the Netherlands, his experiences and reflections on which he published in a book dedicated to Sir Philip Sidney, and entitled The Castle or Picture of Pollicy (1581). He had previously written (1576) The Five Books of the Famous Hieronimo Osorius, contayning a discussion of Civill and Christian Nobilitie.