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Lisa Jardine

AKA Lisa Anne Bronowski

Born: 12-Apr-1944
Birthplace: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Died: 25-Oct-2015
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Francis Bacon: Discovery and the Art of Discourse

Father: Jacob Bronowski (mathematician, b. 18-Jan-1908, d. 22-Aug-1974)
Mother: Rita Coblentz
Husband: Nicholas Jardine (university professor, m. 1969, div., one son, one daughter)
Husband: John Hare (architect, m. 1982, one son)

    University: BA, Cheltenham Ladies' College (1966)
    University: MA, University of Essex (1967)
    University: MA, Newnham College, Cambridge University (1973)
    Professor: Renaissance Studies, University College London

    Antiquarian Horological Society President
    Chelsea Physic Garden Trustee
    Royal Historical Society Fellow
    Royal Institution of Great Britain
    Victoria and Albert Museum Trustee
    Risk Factors: Breast Cancer

Author of books:
Francis Bacon: Discovery and the Art of Discourse (1974, biography)
Still Harping on Daughters: Women and Drama in the Age of Shakespeare (1983, history)
From Humanism to the Humanities: Education and the Liberal Arts in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Europe (1986, education)
What's Left? Women in Culture and the Labour Movement (1990, social studies)
Erasmus, Man of Letters: The Construction of Charisma in Print (1993, biography)
Reading Shakespeare Historically (1996, history)
Hostage to Fortune: The Troubled Life of Francis Bacon (1998, biography)
Worldly Goods: A New History of the Renaissance (1998, history)
Ingenious Pursuits: Building the Scientific Revolution (1999, history of science)
Global Interests: Renaissance Art Between East and West (2000, art)
On a Grander Scale: The Outstanding Career of Sir Christopher Wren (2002, biography)
London's Leonardo: The Life and Work of Robert Hooke (2003, biography)
The Curious Life of Robert Hooke: The Man Who Measured London (2004, biography)
The Awful End of Prince William the Silent: The First Assassination of a Head of State with a Handgun (2005, biography)
Going Dutch: How England Plundered Holland's Glory (2008, history)
A Point of View (2008, lectures)


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