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Clarke, Samuel (1599-1682)
A martyrologie, containing a collection of all the persecutions which have befallen the Church of England since the first plantation of the gospel to the end of Queen Marie's reign…
London, printed by T. Ratcliffe and E. Motterhead…, 1652.

Image from Clarke's General martyrologie

Samuel Clarke is best known as a writer of lives. He was an Anglican clergyman and was relatively well-connected, though never achieved great stature in the church. This work is a history of martyrdom in the English church with some lives of divines appended. He sometimes used the acronym of his name Su[c]k all Cream.

Another image from Clarke's General martyrologie
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