Commonplace book, 1651-1661.
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The complex political career of Thomas Wentworth Strafford began in Parliament, where he opposed war with Spain. After losing influence, he realigned himself in support of King Charles I, and was made baron and viscount and ultimately Lord Deputy of Ireland. His success in Ireland was marred by ruthless methods, contributing to his lack of popularity among his peers. Recalled by Charles as an advisor in the war with Scotland, Strafford was accused of treason and beheaded on 12 May 1641, with Cha...
Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, 1561-1626, English philosopher, statesman and essayist best known for theories on scientific experimentation; knighted in 1603, created Baron Verulam in 1618, and created Viscount St Alban in 1621; Lord Chancellor, 1618; died 1626. From the guide to the A Coppy of a letter Conceived to bee writt to the late Duke of Buckingham..., c1650-1700, (Senate House Library, University of London) ...
Epithet: Roman philosopher, statesman and orator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x000145 The maker of the translation is unknown From the guide to the Laelius de amicitia, by Marcus Tullius Cicero, in English translation, ca.1700, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) Gilman received his A.B. from Harvard in 1811. From the description of Cicero's treatise on the decline of l...
Epithet: Nonjuring Scotch Bishop British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001093.0x000023 ...