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us: Thomson, Richard, -1613

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    • us: Thomsonius, Richardus, -1613
    • us: Thomson, Richard Dutch, -1613
    • us: Thompson Richard, -1613
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      Thomson, Richard, d. 1613
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    • found: His Elenchus refutationis Torturae torti, 1611: t.p. (Richardo Thomsonio Cantabrigiensi)
    • found: DNB (Thomson, Richard, bur. 1613; biblical scholar and divine)
    • found: Richard 'Dutch' Thomson, c. 1569-1613, 2016: ECIP data view (Richard 'Dutch' Thomson (d. 1613), best known today as a Bible translator and one of the earliest English Arminians, was admired in his own day for his learning)
    • found: Wikipedia, 2-5-2016: (Richard Thomson, (theologian); sometimes spelled Thompson, was a Dutch-born English theologian and translator. He was Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge and the translator of Martial's epigrams and among the "First Westminster Company" charged by James I of England with the translation of the first 12 books of the King James Version of the Bible; he was also known for his intemperance and his doctrinal belief in Arminianism; Commonly called "Dutch Thomson", he was born in Holland of English parents, and received his education at Clare Hall, where he graduated B.A. in 1587 and was elected fellow. He commenced M.A. in 1591, and was incorporated in that degree at Oxford on 1 July 1596. Bishop Lancelot Andrewes presented him to the rectory of Snailwell, Cambridgeshire. He was selected as one of the translators of the Bible, being one of the company to which the task was allotted of translating the Old Testament from Genesis to the second book of Kings inclusive; he was buried at St. Edward's, Cambridge, on 8 January 1613)
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