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Illustrium maioris Britanniae scriptorum: hoc est, Angliae, Cambriae, ac Scotiae summarium

Bale (John)
  • Latin, Neo-Latin
  • prose
  • English texts, Printed book
The first published version of John Bale's chronological catalogue of British and other authors.
Author
John BaleBale (John)
(1495–1563)
English protestant churchman; bishop of Ossory (1552/3); antiquarian and collector of manuscripts; author of a number of polemical plays, such as Kynge Johan, and an autobiographical work called The Vocacyon of Johan Bale.
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Language
  • Latin Neo-Latin
Date
Printed between 1548 and 1549
Form
prose (primary)

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Printed bookPrinted book
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[print] Bale, John, Illustrium maioris Britanniae scriptorum: hoc est, Angliae, Cambriae, ac Scotiae summarium, Ipswich, Wesel, 1548–1549.
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Dennis Groenewegen
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April 2013, last updated: April 2021