John Wayland

(c. 1508—1572) printer and scrivener

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He accepted the ordinance of the Scriveners’ Company in 1540. He published under his own imprint in 1537–9 and in 1554–7. During the reign of Queen Mary, he obtained in 1553 the royal patent to print primers and all books of private devotion.

From The Oxford Companion to the Book in Oxford Reference.

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