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Sir William Temple

Diplomat, Author (25-Apr-1628 — 27-Jan-1699)


Abel Boyer. Memoirs of the Life and Negotiations of Sir W. Temple, Bar.. W. Taylor. 1714. 424pp.

Richard Faber. The Brave Courtier, Sir William Temple. Faber and Faber. 1983. 187pp.

Clara Marburg. Sir William Temple: A Seventeenth Century "Libertin". Oxford University Press. 1932. 128pp.

G. C. Moore Smith (editor). The Letters of Dorothy Osborne to William Temple. Clarendon Press. 1928. 330pp.

Robert C. Steensma. Sir William Temple. Twayne. 1970. 164pp.

Homer E. Woodbridge. Sir William Temple: The Man and His Work. Modern Language Association of America. 1940. 361pp.


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  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1440)

  7. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.375)

  8. British Authors Before 1800 (p.513)

  9. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.288)

  10. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.515)

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