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an English printer and author, is said to have been a servant of William Caxton, and certainly worked for Wynkyn de Worde. The first book to which his name is affixed as a printer is The Boke of Justices of Peace (1515), at the sign of the Rose Garland, in Fleet Street, London. Anthony à Wood supposed, on the ground that he was more educated than was usual in his trade, that he had been a poor scholar of Oxford.
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Robert Copland unknown1510
 
1519unknown

Rhys Nanmorunknown1480
 
1513unknown
 a Welsh language poet who lived in Nanmor, near Beddgelert in North Wales. Among his surviving wo...
Ignatius Jacob [1]unknown1512
 
 
15171517
  the Patriarch of Antioch, and head of the Syriac Orthodox Church from 1512 until his death in 15...
Gavin Douglas1474 ca1496
 
15211522, Sep
 a Scottish bishop, makar and translator. Although he had an important political career, it is for...
Duarte Barbosa1480 ca1500
 
15211521, May 1
 a Portuguese writer and Portuguese India officer between 1500 and 1516–1517, with the post of s...
Lewys Monunknown1485
 
1527unknown
 a Welsh-language poet, one of the Beirdd yr Uchelwyr (Poets of the Nobility), from the cwmwd (com...
Sion Ceriunknown1500
 
1530s 9unknown
 a Welsh language poet. Very little information is available concerning the details of his life. I...
Sion ap Hywelunknown1490
 
1532unknown
 a Welsh language poet. There is very little information available about the details of his life. ...
Sir Thomas More1478, Feb 71502
 
15351535, Jul 6
 an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman and noted Renaissance humanist. He was a...
Lewys Daronunknown1495
 
1539unknown
  a Welsh-language professional poet from the Ll?n area of Gwynedd, Wales. Although not considered...
Francisco Alvares14651515
 
15391536~1541
 a Portuguese missionary and explorer. In 1515 he traveled to Ethiopia as part of the Portuguese e...
Nicolaus Copernicus1473, Feb 191503
 
15431543, May 24
 a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the...
John Palsgrave1485 ca1513
 
15451554
 a priest of Henry VIII of England's court. He is known as a tutor in the royal household, and as ...
King Henry VIII1491, Jun 281509
 
15471547, Jan 28
  King of England from 1509 until his death and Supreme Head of the Church of England from 1536 to...
Bernard Etxepare1475 ca1512
 
1549unknown
 a Basque writer of the 16th century, most famous for a collection of poems titled Linguæ Vasconu...
Francisco Xerez14951514
 
15491565 ca
 a Spanish explorer-turned-historian, the personal secretary of conquistador Francisco Pizarro. He...
Eoghan Carrach O Siadhailunknown1500
 
1550unknown
 an Gaelic-Irish poet. Eoghan Carrach was a member of the Ó Siadhail family of Tír Chonaill (now...
Ignatius of Loyola1491, Oct 231508
 
15551556, Jul 31
 a Spanish priest and theologian, who founded the religious order called the Society of Jesus (Jes...
Michelangelo1475, Mar 61490
 
15641564, Feb 18
 an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer of the High Renaissance who exerted a...
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