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CALVERT, THOMAS:

English Hebrew scholar; born 1606; died at York March, 1679. He wrote "The Blessed Jew of Morocco" (York, 1648), an adaptation of the well-known letter of Samuel Maroccanus, itself probably derived from the polemical treatise of Samuel Abu Nasr ibn Abbas.

Bibliography:
  • Dict. National Biography, viii. 274, 275;
  • Palmer, Nonconformist Memorial, iii. 458, 459.
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