Adrian Saravia

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Adrian or Hadrianus Saravia (1532–1613) was a Flemish churchman and teacher who was a canon of Canterbury (Stall VI) from 1595 to his death in 1613. He was appointed by King James I to be one of the translators of the Old Testament for the King James Bible.

From 1601 he was a canon of Westminster. He was also vicar of Lewisham (1595) and rector of Great Chart (1610).


Shelfmark W/K-6-14
Hadrianus Saravia. Diuersi tractatus theologici, ab Hadriano Sarauia editi: …
London, 1611.
Inscription on title page: Sum Johannis Luddj ex dono Authoris Patroni suj Colendissimi.
Inscription on verso of front free endpaper: Gul. Somneri, ex dono V.C. D. Joannis Luddi, præceptoris, vt et amici sui quondam charissimi, Scholæ regiæ apud Cantuar. Gymnasiarchæ doctiss. digniss. qui, præter hunc, plures alios haud minoris notæ libros, eidem,, testamento facto, contulit, A.D. 1649.