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Sir Thomas Elyot

Scholar, Diplomat, Lexicographer (c. 1490 — 26-Mar-1546)


Jerome S. Dees. Sir Thomas Elyot and Roger Ascham: A Reference Guide. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall. 1981. 186pp.

Pearl Hogrefe. The Life and Times of Sir Thomas Elyot: Englishman. Iowa State University Press. 1967. 410pp.

Stanford E. Lehmberg. Sir Thomas Elyot: Tudor Humanist. University of Texas Press. 1960. 218pp.

John M. Major. Sir Thomas Elyot and Renaissance Humanism. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. 1964. 276pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.478)

  6. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.129)

  7. British Authors Before 1800 (p.176)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.316)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.168)

  10. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.172)

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