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us: Barker, Christopher, 1529-1599



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    • us: Barkar, Christopher, 1529-1599
    • us: Barker, C. (Christopher), 1529-1599
    • us: C. B. (Christopher Barker), 1529-1599
    • us: B., C. (Christopher Barker), 1529-1599
    • us: Barcher, Christofero, 1529-1599
    • us: Barker, Christophero, 1529-1599
    • us: Barker, Christoferus, 1529-1599
    • us: Barker, Christopherus, 1529-1599
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    • found: A preparation to the due consideration and reverent comming to the holy communion of the body and blood of our Lorde, 1580: dedication (C. Barker)
    • found: DNB (Barker, or Barkar, Christopher; 1529-1599; Queen's printer, c. 1578 changed his name from Barkar to Barker)
    • found: Testamenti Veteris Biblia Sacra ... 1579-1580: t.p. (C.B.)
    • found: Dichiaratione delle caggioni che hanno mosso la serenissima Reina d'Inghilterra a dar' aiuto alla difesa del popolo afflitto e oppresso negli Paesi Bassi, 1585: t.p. (Christofero Barcher, stampatore della serenissima Reina d'Inghilterra)
    • found: Dichiaratione delle cause che hanno indotta la Serenissima Maestà, della Reina d'Ingilterra, di preparare & mandare sopra il mare vna armata per la difesa de i suoi regni contra le forze d'el Re di Spagna, 1596: t.p. (Christophero Barker Stampadore della sua excellente Maestà)
    • found: Dictionaries of the printers and booksellers who were at work in England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1557-1775 (Barker or Barkar (Christopher); b. ca. 1529; d. Nov. 29, 1599, aged 70, Datchet, near Windsor; draper, bookseller, and printer in London, 1569-1599; became one of the assigns of Francis Flower, who a few days previously had secured the patent of Queen's printer in Latin, Greek, and Hebrew in succession to Reginald Wolfe, Dec. 23, 1573; obtained from Sir Thomas Wilkes the residue of his patent as Queen's printer, 1577; nominated as his deputies George Bishop and Ralph Newbery, 1588; they were joined by Robert Barker, the printer's eldest son, 1594)
    • found: Records of the English Bible, 1911: p. 322-326 (Christopher Barker; Christoferus Barker; royal patent (Sept. 27, 19 Elizabeth [i.e. 1577]) granted to him the office of royal printer, to be exercised personally or by a sufficient deputy or deputies during his natural life)
    • found: LC database, Nov. 4, 2008 (hdg.: Barker, Christopher, 1529-1599; usage: Christopher Barker; C. Barker; C.B.; the deputies of Christopher Barker, printer to the Queenes Most Excellent Maiestie; the deputies of Christopher Barker; deputati Christopheri Barker ... )
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Use this heading for works printed by Barker's deputies, 1588-1599]
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    • 1993-03-09: new
    • 2008-11-04: revised
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