Evelyn, John, 1620-1706

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1620-10-31
Death 1706-02-27
Britons
English, Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

Biographical notes:

Evelyn was an English diarist.

From the description of Papers, 1650-1704. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122613646

From the guide to the Papers, 1650-1704., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

English diarist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : [n.p.], to [Thomas Tension], 1680 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531563

From the description of Autograph signature cut from a letter : White Hall, 1673 Dec. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270534563

From the description of Letter signed (retained copy) : Sayers Court, to [Robert Boyle], 1674 Jun. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537980

John Evelyn (1620-1706), the virtuoso, was a student at the Middle Temple and fellow commoner at Balliol, Oxford, before joining Charles I in 1642 and travelling. Later in life he helped to found the Royal Society. His literary works include his Diary, which was first published in 1818 and 1819. For fuller details of his career see the Dictionary of National Biography

From the guide to the Letters of John Evelyn, 1687-1699, (GB 206 Leeds University Library)

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Subjects:

  • English literature--Early modern, 1500-1700
  • Letters 17th century

Occupations:

  • Diarists

Places:

  • Great Britain History 1660-1714 (as recorded)