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Italy

or a journalist intent on making literary capital out of the designs of the English Catholics then living in France and Italy. He writes that he and his companion, Thomas Nowell, were robbed of all their possessions on the road from Boulogne (Boulogne-sur-Mer) to Amiens, where they were helped by an English priest who entrusted them with letters to be delivered in Reims. These they handed over to the English ambassador in Paris. Under a false name, as the son of a well-known


France

John Allde, an apprenticeship from which he was soon released. By 1578 he was in Rome. In the opening lines of his ''English Romayne Lyfe'' (1582) he states that he went abroad solely in order to see strange countries and to learn foreign languages; but he may have been a spy sent to report on the English Jesuit College in Rome or a journalist intent on making literary capital out of the designs of the English Catholics then living in France and Italy. He writes that he


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