1-6 of 6 results  for:

  • Manufacture and trade x
  • protestant tendencies x
Clear all

Article

Allde, John (b. in or before 1531, d. 1584), printer and bookseller, took up his freedom of the Stationers' Company in January 1555. He had been apprenticed to the bookseller Richard Kele until Kele's death in 1552, and was left 'fyve pounds...

Article

Petyt [Petit], Thomas (b. in or before 1494, d. 1565/6), printer and bookseller, was born in England but may have been related to the Parisian printer John Petit, who is said to have had printed books 'in thaundes of Thomas Petytt' in ...

Article

Vautrollier, Thomas (d. 1587), bookseller and printer, was born in Troyes, France. He was among the large number of French immigrants who came to England at the beginning of the reign of Elizabeth. After settling in London, he soon found employment in the book trade, first as a bookbinder and then as a bookseller in partnership with another French immigrant, ...

Article

Whitchurch, Edward (d. 1562), printer and bookseller, was a member of the Haberdashers' Company in London in the 1530s, working from the sign of the Well and Two Buckets in St Martin Outwich. In 1537 he and Richard Grafton became involved in Thomas Cromwell's...

Article

Wolfe, Reyner [Reginald, Reynold] (d. in or before 1574), printer and bookseller, was originally a native of Gelderland in the Netherlands. He settled in Strasbourg where he seems first to have practised the art of printing, and there established a web of connections in the book trade. Among his correspondents was the scholar ...

Article

Wyer [Wyre], Robert (fl. 1524–1556), printer and bookseller, is mainly known from his printed books as there is no record of his place of origin, date of birth, education, or family. However, possible links with the Wyers of Wendover, Buckinghamshire, with the mid-sixteenth-century printers ...