Mary Basset

Standard Name: Basset, Mary
Birth Name: Mary Roper
Married Name: Mary Clarcke
Married Name: Mary Basset
Indexed Name: Mary Bassett
MB was a significant member among the band of sixteenth-century women who were classical scholars and translators. Only two of what are said to have been her many translations survive.


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Family and Intimate relationships Margaret Roper
MR 's second daughter grew up to become a scholar like her mother, and a published author, best known under her second married name of Mary Basset .
Publishing Margaret Roper
Erasmus had published his commentary at Basel in Switzerland in 1523. The full title of Roper's translation was A Devout Treatise upon the Pater Noster, made fyrst in latyn by the moost famous doctour mayster...
Textual Features Aemilia Lanyer
The title is the Latin greeting with which the gospels say Roman soldiers mocked the captured Christ: Hail God, King of the Jews!AL said it had come to her in a dream many years...


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