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us: Barker, Robert, -1645

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    • us: B., R. (Robert Barker), -1645
    • us: Barker, R. (Robert), -1645
    • us: Barker, Robertus, -1645
    • us: Barkerus, Robertus, -1645
    • us: R. B. (Robert Barker), -1645
  • Additional Information

    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1645
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Book industries and trade
          (aat) Printing (process)
            (aat) Letterpress printing
          • Occupation

                (aat) Printers (people)
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            • Earlier Established Forms

                Barker, Robert, d. 1645
            • Sources

              • found: His Majesties answer to the declaration of both Houses of Parliament, concerning the Commission of Array, 1642: imprint on t.p. (Robert Barker; printer to the Kings most excellent Majesty)
              • found: James, T. Bellum papale, siue Concordia discors Sixti Quinti, et Clementis Octaui, circa Hieronymianam editionem, 1600: imprint on t.p. (Robertus Barker)
              • found: Andrewes, L. The copie of a sermon preached on good Friday last before the Kings Maiestie ..., 1604: imprint on t.p. (R. Barker; printer to the Kings most Excellent Maiestie)
              • found: Barclay, J. Ioan. Barclaii Syluæ ad serenissimum & potentissimum Regem, Christianum quartum ..., 1606: imprint on t.p. (R. B.)
              • found: Plomer, H. Dict. of the booksellers and printers ..., 1641-1667, 1907 (Barker, Robert; King's printer, Northumberland House, Aldersgate Street, 1570-1645; eldest son of Christopher Barker, the first; freed June 25, 1589; held office of King's Printer by virtue of reversionary patent held by his father; 1605 and 1606 was Master of the Co. of Stat.; printer of the "Authorized" Bible in 1611; between 1616 and 1629 in legal dispute over ownership of office with Bonham Norton and John Bill; arrested for debt in 1635; died in King's Bench Prision in 1645)
              • found: Francisci Baconi equitis aurati, procuraturis secundi, Iacobi Regis Magnae Britanniae, De sapientia veterum, liber, 1609: imprint on t.p. (Excudebat Robertus Barkerus)
              • found: The Bible, that is, the Holy Scriptures contained in the Old and New Testament, 1602: imprint statement (Robert Barker)
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              • 1995-04-12: new
              • 2015-08-22: revised
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