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Andrewe, Laurence (fl. c. 1520–1530), printer and translator, describes himself in the prologue to his edition of the Hortus sanitatis ([1527]), as 'of the towne of Calis' (sig. Aiir). Andrewe published seven surviving works in London between 1527 and 1529 '...


Copland [Coplande], Robert [Roberte] (fl. 1505–1547), translator and printer, began his career in Wynkyn de Worde's shop. Because in his poem Hye Way one of the beggars tells ‘Copland’ that he is:

And lyke your maystershyp

of the north

Francis suggested a northern origin for the printer (...


Marshall, William (d. 1540?), printer and translator, may have been the William Marshall who in 1527 was a clerk to the chief baron of the exchequer and a protégé of Sir Thomas More. If so, he and his patron soon parted ideological company. By 1533 ...


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Rousseau, Samuel Kent (1763–1820), printer and orientalist, born in London, was the eldest son of Philip Rousseau, printer, and his wife, Susanna. He was baptized on 20 November 1763 at St Anne Blackfriars, London; he had at least five brothers and one sister baptized in the same church. His father was at one time a fellow workman with ...


Scoloker, Anthony (d. 1593), translator and printer, established the first press at Ipswich, probably in 1547. Conceivably he may be identified as the Antony Scolacar who on 21 January 1542 was bound apprentice to the London grocer John Over but never made free of the company; the presumption of an apprenticeship at age sixteen, however, would mean that by age twenty-one ...