Author:John Cheke

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John Cheke

Tutor to Edward VI, secretary of state, and one of the principal restorers of Greek learning in England,

John Cheke


  • D. Joannis Chrysostomi homiliæ dusæ, Gr. et Lat. nunc primum in lucem editæ et ad sereniss. Angliæ regem Latine factæ (1543)
An English translation of one of these homilies and of a discourse upon Job and Abraham, by Sir Thomas Chaloner (1544)
  • D. Johannis Chrysostomi de providentia Dei ac de Fato Orationes sex (1545)
  • Hurt of Sedition how greueous it is to a Communewelth (1549)
  • Preface to the New Testament in Englishe after the Greeke translation, annexed with the translation of Erasmus in Latin (1550}
  • De obitu doctissimi et sanctissimi theologi Domini Martini Buceri epistolae duæ (1551)
  • Epitaphium in Anton. Denneium clarissimum virum (1551)
  • Defensio verae et catholicæ doctrinæ de sacramento corporis et sanguinis Christi (1553)
  • Leo de Apparatu Bellico (1554)
  • De pronuntiatione Graecæ potissimum linguæ Disputationes cum Stephano Wintoniensi episcopo, septem contrariis epistolis comprehensæ, magna quadam et elegantia et eruditione refertæ (1555)
  • The Gospel according to St. Matthew, and part of the first chapter of the Gospel according to St. Mark, translated into English from the Greek, with original notes (1843)
  • De Superstitione ad regem Henricum, manuscript in the library of University College, Oxford.
An English translation by William Elstob is appended to John Strype's 'Life of Cheke.'

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