Izaak Walton (essay date 1651)
SOURCE: Walton, Izaak. “The Life of Sir Henry Wotton, Late Provost of Eaton College.” In The Lives of John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker, George Herbert & Robert Sanderson, pp. 93-151. Oxford: Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press, 1927.
[In following essay, which was originally published in 1651, Walton, a friend of Wotton's, provides an overview of Wotton's life and career.]
Sir Henry Wotton (whose Life I now intend to write) was born in the Year of our Redemption 1568. in Bocton-Hall (commonly called Bocton, or Bougton-place, or Palace) in the Parish of Bocton Malherb, in the fruitful Country of Kent:...
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