Théodore Jaquemot

Date 1597 - 1676
Biographical NotesBorn in Geneva. Came to serve on the legislature of that city in 1625. Was appointed to the commissaire de la seigneurie in 1632, and chatelain of Saint-Victor, in 1650. He was best known for the work 'Le Tableau des Princes et personnages illustres', (1628) and several translations of the works of Joseph Hall. These included Hall's well known apodemic work 'Quo Vadis?' (1617), described elsewhere in this database. On Jaquemot's biography see Albert de Monet, ed. Georges Bridel, 'Dictionnaire Biographique des Genevois et des Vaudois' (Lusanne, 1878), vol II (I-Z), pp. 6-7. On his numerous translations of the works of Joseph Hall see Williamson Updike Vreeland, 'Étude sur les rapports littéraires entre Genève et l'Angleterre jusqu'à la publication de la "Nouvelle Héloïse"' (Geneve, 1901), pp. 48-55.
Work(s)Author of [A Nobel & tres-vertueux Seigneur M. Barthelemy Micheli] (1628) in Quò vadis? ou censure des voyages, ainsi qu'ordinairement ils sont enterpris par les seigneurs & gentils-homme; dediee a la noblesse. Nouvellement tirees de l'Anglois
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