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Reyner Wolfe

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(d. 1573),

book‐seller and printer, who came from Strasburg, was the first printer in England to possess a large stock of Greek type of good quality, and he printed in 1543, with Greek and Latin text, the Homilies of Chrysostom, edited by Cheke, the first Greek book printed in this country. In 1547 he was appointed King's Printer in Latin, Greek, and Hebrew.

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