William Charke

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William Charke (d. 1617), Puritan controversialist, was educated at Peterhouse, Cambridge (1560; BA 1562–3; MA 1566; fellow from 1566). [1]

Charke signs his books in Latin Sum Gul. Charci; the signature on the 1557 Aeschylus is a Greek version of this.

Shelfmark W/H-3-45
Aeschylus. Αισχυλου τραγωδιαι 7 ... Aeschyli tragoediae VII. ... castigatiores eduntur, ... Scholia in easdem, ... Petri Victorii cura et diligentia. 1557.
Inscription in Greek on title page: Ειμι Ιλ[ερ]μου Χαρκου.
  1. Richard L. Greaves, ‘Charke, William (d. 1617)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2008 (http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/5142, accessed 24 Sept 2012).