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. The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (London) was issuing in its Library
of Useful Knowledge a series of brief biographies, including sketches of Cardinal
Wolsey, by Katherine Thomson; Christopher Wren, by Charles Henry Bellenden Ker; Edward
Coke, by Edward Plunkett Burke; William Caxton, by W. Stevenson; and Mohamet, by John
Arthur Roebuck. These were later collected and published as Lives of Eminent Persons,
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.