Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900/Carter, Peter

CARTER, PETER (1530?–1590), writer on logic, was a native of Lancashire, and took the degree of B.A. at St. John's College, Cambridge, in 1553–4. In the following year he was elected a fellow of that college on Mr. Ashton's foundation. He commenced M.A. in 1557, and afterwards became master of the school at Preston in his native county, where he was buried on 8 Sept. 1590. He wrote ‘Annotationes in Dialectica Joan. Setoni,’ London, 1563, 12mo, dedicated to Edward, earl of Derby, K.G.; printed with Seton's book, London, 1570, 1572, 1574, 1577, 1584, 1587, 1599; Cambridge, 1631, 12mo; London, 1639, 8vo.

[Tanner's Bibl. Brit.; Cooper's Athenæ Cantab. i. 382; Addit. MS. 24492, f. 19 b; Palatine Note Book, iii. 46.]

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