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Dr George Gomori's note in this year's March issue(1) suffers from a few transcription gremlins, which I here take the opportunity to correct; while adding also some other comments that may be pertinent.
Charles de l'Ecluse was close friend of Languet's and with him formed part of the Melanchthonian network so well described by Beatrice Nicollier in her recent Languet biography.(2) He was director of the Imperial Gardens in Vienna, where he had been the first to introduce tulips, brought from Constantinople.(3) His degree of familiarity with Sidney is demonstrated by his letter to Philip of June 8, 1576.(4)
The letter's corrected transcript should read as follows: …