Purchas
biographical name Samuel circa 1577-1626 English compiler of travel books

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  • Purchas — Samuel Purchas (* 1577 in Thaxted, Essex; † 1626 in London) war ein englischer Geistlicher und Herausgeber von Reiseliteratur. Samuel Purchas wurde vermutlich um 1577 in Thaxted in England geboren. Sein Vater George war ein erfolgreicher… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Purchas — /perr cheuhs/, n. Samuel, 1575? 1626, English writer and editor of travel books. * * * …   Universalium

  • Purchas — /perr cheuhs/, n. Samuel, 1575? 1626, English writer and editor of travel books …   Useful english dictionary

  • Purchas, Samuel — ▪ English author born c. 1577, , Thaxted, Essex, Eng. died 1626, London       English compiler of travel and discovery writings who continued the encyclopaedic collections begun by the British geographer Richard Hakluyt in Hakluytus Posthumus or… …   Universalium

  • Purchas, Samuel — (1575? 1626)    A graduate of St. John s College, Cambridge. Rector of St. Martin s, Ludgate, London, 1614 1626. Fell heir to a number of unpublished narratives left by Hakluyt, and edited them with many others, in his collections of voyages and… …   The makers of Canada

  • Purchas, Samuel — (1575? 1626)    Compiler of travels, b. at Thaxton, and ed. at Camb., took orders, and held various benefices, including the rectory of St. Martin s, Ludgate Hill. The papers of R. Hakluyt (q.v.) came into his hands, and he made several… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • PURCHAS, SAMUEL —    collector of works of travel and continuator of the work of Hakluyt, in two curious works entitled Purchas his Pilgrimage, and Hakluyt s his Posthumous, or Purchas his Pilgrimmes, and was rector of St. Martin s, Ludgate, and chaplain to… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Samuel Purchas — (* 1577 in Thaxted, Essex; † 1626 in London) war ein englischer Geistlicher und Herausgeber von Reiseliteratur. Samuel Purchas wurde vermutlich um 1577 in Thaxted in England geboren. Sein Vater George war ein erfolgreicher Tuchhändler; über seine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Purchas — John Purchas, (born at Cambridge, 14 July 1823; died at Brighton, 18 October 1872), was an author and a priest of Church of England who was prosecuted for ritualist practices. He received his education at Bury St Edmunds, Rugby School and Christ… …   Wikipedia

  • Samuel Purchas — (1575? 1626), était un écrivain anglais s intéressant aux voyages, un proche contemporain de Richard Hakluyt. Purchas est né à Thaxted, dans l Essex, et a étudié au collège St John de Cambridge en 1600. Il est admis à Oxford en 1615. En 1604 il… …   Wikipédia en Français

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