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Worde, Wynkyn delocked

(d. 1534/5)
  • N. F. Blake

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Worde, Wynkyn de (d. 1534/5), printer, appears in written documents only from 1479; his date of birth and family background are unknown. His name suggests he was born in a place named Wörth. The letters of denization granted in 1496 refer to him as 'de ducatu Lothoringie oriundo' (...

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