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Richard Jugge

(c. 1514—1577) bookseller and printer


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Educated at Eton and Cambridge, Jugge was a founding and active member of the Stationers’ Company. His printing was characterized by expensive ornate woodcuts and embellished initials. He and John Cawood were appointed Queen's Printers in 1560; Jugge was sole Queen's Printer from 1572. He printed numerous state documents and received the lucrative patent to print M. Parker’s Bishops’ Bible in 1568.

From The Oxford Companion to the Book in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Bibliography.


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