Old Parr. Thomas Parr lived in the reigns of ten sovereigns;
married a second wife when he was 120 years old, and had a child by
her. He was a husbandman, born at Salop in 1483, and died 1635, aged
152 years. Mr. Thoms, in his Records of Longevity, denies the
truth of Parr's great age.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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