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Autograph in Greek of Sir Richard Morison (ca. 1510-1556)

The autograph in Greek of Sir Richard Morison, humanist scholar, protege of Thomas Cromwell, propagandist for Henry VIII, and then ambassador to the German court of Charles V for Edward VI. Whilst in this latter position Morison employed Roger Ascham as his secretary. He returned to England but fled into exile on the accession of Mary I, and died in Strasbourg.

From the title page of Guillaume Bude's Commentarii linguae Graecae (Paris 1548) given by J.E.B. Mayor.