Daus, John (DNB00)

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DAUS, JOHN (fl. 1561), translator, is conjectured to have been a native of Suffolk, from the circumstance that his dedication of Bullinger's ‘Sermons’ is dated from Ipswich. He translated from the Latin: 1. ‘A famouse cronicle of oure time, called Sleidanes Commentaries, concerning the state of Religion and common wealth, during the raigne of the Emperour Charles the fift,’ Lond. 1560, fol. Dedicated to Francis, earl of Bedford. 2. ‘A Hvndred Sermons vpon the Apocalips,’ by Henry Bullinger, Lond. 1561, 8vo, 1573, 4to. Dedicated to Thomas, lord Wentworth.

[Tanner's Bibl. Brit. p. 222; Add. MSS. 5867, p. 44 a, 19165, f. 104; Strype's Annals, vol. i. pt. i. p. 383, 8vo; Zurich Letters, 1st ser. p. 99; Ames's Typogr. Antiq. (Herbert), pp. 633, 634.]

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