Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 December 1979

308 Pages | figures

ISBN: 9780198218777

Bookseller Code (06)

Sir Robert Cotton, 1586-1631

History and Politics in Early Modern England

Kevin Sharpe

A Clarendon Press Publication

Oxford Historical Monographs

A scholarly study of Sir Robert Cotton as antiquary and politician. It examines his antiquarian writings, the building of his library, his relations with European scholars, his place at court, in parliament, and in the literary society of Renaissance London.