John Florio

(1553—1625) author and teacher of languages

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English-born translator, of Italian descent, educated at Oxford, tutor of Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton. Shakespeare knew his translation of Montaigne, and may have known him.

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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