1540 ca1617, Nov 10
an English author and soldier, and a distant relative of Lord Chancellor Rich. His best-known work is Riche His Farwell to the Militarie Profession'Riche his Farewell to Militarie Profession conteining verie pleasaunt discourses fit for a peaceable tyme (1581). Of the eight stories contained in it, five, he says, are forged only for delight, neither credible to be believed, nor hurtful to be perused. The three others are translations from the Italian.
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