December 30 – Francis Dryander, a scholar supported by Cranmer and the Duchess of Suffolk

| December 30, 2022

December 30 – Francis Dryander, a scholar supported by Cranmer and the Duchess of Suffolk

On this day in Tudor history, 30th December 1552, in the reign of King Edward VI, Francis Dryander died in Strasbourg. The Spanish humanist scholar, translator, author and Protestant apologist was from Spain originally and was born Francisco de Enzinas. He had changed his name to Francis Dryander after leaving Spain to study at Louvain. […]

30 December – An outlaw scholar from Spain who died of the plague and Roger Ascham, Elizabeth I’s tutor

| December 30, 2021

30 December – An outlaw scholar from Spain who died of the plague and Roger Ascham, Elizabeth I’s tutor

On this day in Tudor history, 30th December 1552, in the reign of King Edward VI, Spanish humanist scholar, translator, author and Protestant apologist, Francisco de Enzinas died at Strasbourg from the plague. He was buried there the next day. Humanist Francisco had changed his name to Francis Dryander after leaving Spain to study at […]

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