William Baldwin

(c. 1523—1563) author and printer

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(d. in or before 1563) Printer and author. He worked for Edward Whitchurch who printed his popular Treatise of Moral Philosophy (1547). By 1552 he had written a carnivalesque satirical work Beware the Cat (pub. 1570), and c.1554 he initiated A Mirror for Magistrates.

From The Oxford Companion to English Literature in Oxford Reference.

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