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date: 22 February 2020

Day [Daye], Johnlocked

  • Andrew Pettegree


Day [Daye], John (1521/2–1584), printer and bookseller, may have been born in Dunwich, Suffolk. The capital investment that he brought to his work as a printer and publisher has led some to suppose that he came of a prosperous family, but this may equally be attributed to his business acumen, innovative spirit, and ruthless pursuit of pious opportunity. By 1540 he seems to have been in ...

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Dictionary of Literary Biography
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