The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Orientalist, became professor of Arabic; wrote a "History of the Saracens," part of it in a debtors' prison; died in indigence (1678-1720).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Ockley, Simon'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/o/ockley-simon.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.