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...Cheke, John Erasmus of Rotterdam John Cheke was born in Cambridge on 16 June 1514 and died in London on 13 September 1557. His father was bedell of divinity at the University of Cambridge, charged with (among other tasks) the scheduling...
...Carr, Nicholas Nicholas Carr was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1524 and died in Cambridge on 3 November 1568. He went up to Cambridge (initially Christ’s College, though he later transferred to Pembroke) quite young and received his BA...
...Heywood, Jasper Jasper Heywood was born in London and died in Naples on 9 January 1598. He was the son of the writer Studley, John John Heywood. His mother was related to Sir More, Thomas Newton, Thomas Nuce, Thomas Thomas More ; his sister...
...Bond, John John Bond was born in Trull, near Taunton and died in Taunton on 3 August 1612. According to the seventeenth-century antiquarian Anthony Wood, Bond was educated at Wykeham’s School in Winchester and became a student at New...
...Wheeler, John Wheeler was born in London in 1560 (baptized 19 March), and died there some time in 1617. His father, Henry Wheeler, was a prosperous London grocer. Wheeler also became a grocer and then joined the society of Merchant...
...Fenton, Roger Fenton was born in Lancashire some time in 1565, and died probably in London on 16 January 1615. He was educated at Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, where he received a doctorate in divinity some time before 1601. In that year he...
...Christopherson, John Cheke, John John Christopherson was born in Ulverston, Lancashire and died in London in December 1558. At an uncertain date, he entered Cambridge at Pembroke Hall, soon moving to St John’s College under the sponsorship...
...Croke, Richard Erasmus of Rotterdam Richard Croke was born in London and died in Oxford. He was educated at Eton College, Cambridge (King’s College) and Cologne, and received informal instruction with some of the leading scholars of his...
...Grocyn, William Lily, William William Lily was born in Odiham, Hampshire and died in London on 25 February 1522. From 1486 to 1488, he studied at Magdalen College, Oxford, where his godfather William Grocyn was reputedly the man who...
...Nuce, Thomas Newton, Thomas Thomas Newton was born in Cheshire. The son of Edward Newton of Butley, he was a student at Trinity College, Oxford, and also for a while at Queen’s College, Cambridge. Newton was Rector of Little Ilford, Essex...