1530 English / French Dictionary
by John Palsgrave
John Palsgrave (c 1480 - 1551) composed a dictionary to help Englishmen learn French. 'L'esclarcissement de la langue francoyse', printed in London, was written in English and gives French translations of useful phrases.
Pipe and tabor-related phrases:
John Palsgrave was a priest at Henry VIII's court and became tutor to Princess Mary Tudor in 1513 in England.
With her marriage to Louis XII of France he accompanied her to Paris. By 1516 he had moved to Louvain. In 1525 he was appointed tutor to Henry's illegitimate son, Henry Fitzroy.
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