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Mary, I, 1516-1558 (Queen of England and Ireland)



  • Existence: 1516 - 1558


Reigned 1553-1558

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Plutarchi Chæronei philosophi libellus de futili loquacitate a Græco in Latinum per Joannem Christofersonum conversus, Mid-sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.06.56
Scope and Contents Prefixed is a letter to Mary, afterwards Queen Mary I, ‘Honoratissimæ illustrissimæque principi D. Mariæ, regiæ majestatis sorori, Joannes Christofersonus perpetuam optat felicitatem’, beginning ‘Non sum nescius, Princeps illustrissima ...’; there follows the Latin version of Plutarch’s entire treatise περί άδολεσχίας (beginning ‘Ardua plane et difficilis’), and then the Greek text, which generally agrees with the Aldine and Basil editions, in those places in which Wyttenbach notices their...
Dates: Mid-sixteenth century
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