George Pearson (essay date 1846)
SOURCE: Pearson, George. “Biographical Notice of Bishop Coverdale.” In Remains of Myles Coverdale, Bishop of Exeter, edited by George Pearson, pp. vii-xxiii. 1846. Reprint, New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1968.
[In the following essay, originally published in 1846, Pearson offers an overview of Coverdale's life and works, focusing on his involvement with the Reformation.]
The early history of eminent persons is often involved in much obscurity: and this observation is remarkably verified in the instance of the illustrious subject of this memoir. Bishop Myles Coverdale is supposed to have been born in the year of our Lord 1488, in the district of Coverdale in...
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