Laurence TomsonLaurence Tomson
) revised both the text and the annotations of the New Testament
of the Geneva Bible
. His revised edition appeared in 1576
. Tomson was a Calvinist
, and his annotations reflect that system of theology
Tomson was the personal secretary of Sir Francis Walsingham, the secretary of state to Elizabeth I of England. During the reign of Mary I he had been lecturer in Hebrew at the University of Geneva.