Joshua Bassett

Joshua Bassett or Basset (c. 1641 – c.1720, London) was an English academic, Master of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge under James charles II.

Joshua Bassett was the son of John Bassett, a merchant from Lynn, Norfolk. In 1657 he was admitted to Caius College, Cambridge, aged 16; he gained his MA in 1665 and became a fellow of Caius. He was ordained deacon in 1663 and priest in 1666. James II saw him installed as Master of Sidney Sussex College in 1686: he declared himself a Catholic convert and controversially altered various aspects of college regulations and routine before being removed as Master in 1686. He is said to have died in great poverty. Provided by Wikipedia

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by Basset, Joshua
Published 1781
London: printed: and, Dublin: re-printed, by George Bonham, for Thomas Walker, No. 79, Dame-Street; and sold by R. Cross, and P. Wogan, Bridge Street

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Published 1713
pretio ultimo dat Thomas Osborne Bibliopola Juxta Hortos in Hospitio Graiensi