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John Evelyn

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evelyn, John, 1620-1706 -- Diaries,
  • English prose literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism,
  • English diaries -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 155-160.

    Statementby Jeanne K. Welcher.
    SeriesTwayne"s English author series. TEAS, 144
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3433.E5 Z94
    The Physical Object
    Pagination166 p.
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5224119M
    LC Control Number75187614

    The English lawyer John Evelyn () kept a diary for nearly 50 years and in it recorded his grief at the death of four of his children. John and Mary Evelyn had eight children altogether: Richard (–8), John Standsfield (–4), John (–99), George (–8), Richard (), Mary (–85), Elizabeth (–85) and.


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