Trader Details

Details for: BARKER, Christopher I

Name: BARKER, Christopher I
County: London
Town: London
Address(es): Grasshopper, St Paul's Chyd. Tiger's Head, St Paul's Chyd. Tiger's Hd, Paternoster Row &c
Book Trades: Bookseller, Printer
Non-Book Trade: Not known
Trading Dates: 1569 - 1599
Biographical Dates: 1529 ? - 1599 (date of death)
Notes: Aka Barkar. Freed as Draper by John Petyt in 1559. Joined StatCo 4/6/1578. Father of Robert Barker. Queen's Printer
Sources:
  • Aldis, H.G. et al, A Dictionary of Printers and Booksellers in England, Scotland and Ireland, and of Foreign Printers of English Books 1557-1640 (London, 1910)
  • Pollard, A.W. and Redgrave, G.R., A Short-Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English Books Printed Abroad, 1475-1640, 2nd ed. revised and enlarged, 3 vols. (London 1986, 1976, 1991), esp. vol. 3
  • Humphries, Charles and William C. Smith, Music Publishing in the British Isles from the Earliest Times to the Middle of the Nineteenth Century (London, 1954)


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