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Anne Bacon, one of the famously well-educated Cooke sisters, was a major Tudor translator of religious and religious-administrative texts, as well as a letter-writer. Her work was published in the mid-sixteenth century.
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Probably early 1528 Anne Cooke (later AB) was born, probably at Gidea Hall in Essex, the second of the five celebrated daughters of the Cooke family. Bibliographic Citation link.
1564 Matthew Parker, Archbishop of Canterbury, published at her own request AB's An Apologie in Defence of the Churche of Englande, translated from the Latin church settlement written by John Jewel, Bishop of Salisbury. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
By 27 August 1610 AB died; she was nearing eighty. Bibliographic Citation link.
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