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By Scurr, Ruth, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage, 2016
Ruth Scurr's biography is an act of scholarly imagination: a diary drawn from John Aubrey's own words, displaying his unique voice, dry wit, the irreverence...

By Tomalin, Claire, 1933-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Viking, 2002
A full-scale biography of naval administrator Samuel Pepys, who was well-known for being the friend of the famous and powerful. This text, which draws...

By Tomalin, Claire, 1933-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2003
A full-scale biography of naval administrator Samuel Pepys, who was well-known for being the friend of the famous and powerful. This text, which draws...

By Miller, John, 1946-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Hambledon and London, 2004
When in 1603 King James VI of Scotland succeeded Elizabeth on the throne of England, as James I, the Stuarts became the first dynasty to rule the three...

By Campbell, Gordon, 1944-
Hardback. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008
This biography of Milton is based on 40 years of original research, and takes account of new thinking about 17th-century England. He is seen here as flawed...

By Aldersey-Williams, Hugh, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Granta, 2015
Aldersey-Williams pulls the unfairly neglected yet enormously influential writer Thomas Browne out of the obscure pages of 'Pseudodoxia Epidemica' and...

Hardback. English.
Published Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008
Roger L'Estrange has become something of a leitmotif in the history and literature of the later-17th century. This book suggests that it is only when...
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