Clerk (or Clerke), John (1), Dd
Clerk (Or Clerke), John (1), D.D., an English prelate, was made dean of Windsor in 1519, and pro-rooted to the see of Bath and Wells March 23, 1523. He died Jan. 3, 154l. He presented to Leo X the treatise of Henry VIII against Luther, under the title Oratio ad Leonem X in Exhibitione Libelli Regii Henrici VIII Contra Lutherem ; cure Palace Responsione, etc. (Lond. 1521). See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.