John Brett (chronicler)

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John Brett (fl. 1556) was a messenger for Mary I of England when she tried to have the Marian exiles returned to England. His chronicle survives, and gives us detailed information on this episode.[1]

His chronicle is entitled, A Narrative of the Pursuit of English Refugees in Germany Under Queen Mary.


  1. ^ The Marian Exiles, Christina Hallowell Garrett, p.37