Harrington and His Oceana



Harrington and His Oceana Excerpt from Harrington and His OceanaCourt, combining the parts of poet, wit, and scholar with considerable success His reputation was such that the royal servants were compelled to lavish every attention on him from fear of the epigrams with which their shortcomings used to be accompanied His writings were amorous and sometimes indecent, so that he earned from the Queen the title saucy poet, but at the same time he was able to study the religious questions of the day, and he actually pro posed himself as successor to Archbishop Loftus in the Irish see.The Harringtons were an interesting family with qualities which would win them a place in seventeenth century society They had travelled on the continent They were linguists, scholars, and gentlemen They were at the same time men of character and men of charm.Some painstaking chronologist of the time of James II Calculated that no fewer than eight dukes, three marquises, seventy earls, nine counts, twenty seven Viscounts, and thirty six barons sixteen out of this total having been made Knights of the Garter were descendants or nearly allied to the descendants of the baron s father, Sir James Harrington.1 James Harrington himself, in whom we shall see many of the family characteristics, was a great nephew of the first Lord Harrington, being the eldest son of Sir Sapcote Harrington and Jane, daughter of Sir William Samuel of Upton in Northamptonshire He was born on Friday, January 3rd, 1611, at the seat of his mother s family.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. New Read eBook Harrington and His Oceana by Hugh Francis Russell-Smith – heartforum.co.uk

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Harrington and His Oceana book, this is one of the most wanted Hugh Francis Russell-Smith author readers around the world.

✓ E-Pub ☆ Harrington and His Oceana  Ebook Author Hugh Francis Russell-Smith ✓ american classics – heartforum.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 236 pages
  • Harrington and His Oceana
  • Hugh Francis Russell-Smith
  • 20 January 2017
  • 1334452938

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *