Antedating of "Calvinist"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu Feb 14 15:17:23 UTC 2013

Calvinist (OED 1579)

1565 Walter Haddon _A Sight of the Portugall Pearle_ (Early English Books Online)  Even that young Calvinist and old Papist that vouchsafed to call the History of their owne late tyrannye.

Fred Shapiro

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