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Samuel Purchas

(1577—1626) geographical editor and compiler and Church of England clergyman

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Purchas, Samuel

Purchas, Samuel (1577–1626)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

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2007
Subject:
History
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291 words

(1577–1626),

English author of travel books. Samuel Purchas cheerfully conceded that he had never traveled more than

Purchas, Samuel

Purchas, Samuel (1577–1626)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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2007
Subject:
History, Military History
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. Samuel Purchas was born in Thaxted, Essex, and probably received his early education at the parish school. In

Purchas, Samuel

Purchas, Samuel   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
Subject:
History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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111 words

(c.1575–1626),

English editor of Hakluyt. Educated at Cambridge, Purchas became vicar of St Martin's, Ludgate (London). In ...

Purchas, Samuel

Purchas, Samuel   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
Subject:
Literature
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159 words

(1575?–1626),

English clergyman, whose best-known religious writing is Purchas his Pilgrim. Microcosmus, or the histories of Man (...

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