Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn, F. R. S: To Which Is Subjoined the Private Correspondence Between King Charles I and Sir Edward Nicholas and Between Sir Edward Hyde, Afterwards Earl of Clarendon, and Sir Richard Browne; Edited from the Original M
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Excerpt from Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn, F. R. S: To Which Is Subjoined the Private Correspondence Between King Charles I and Sir Edward Nicholas and Between Sir Edward Hyde, Afterwards Earl of Clarendon, and Sir Richard Browne; Edited From the Original Mss. At Wotton
Mr. Evelyn lived in the busy and important times of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, King Charles II, King James II, and King William, and early accustomed himself to note such things as occurred, which he thought worthy of remembrance. He was known to, and had much personal intercourse with, the Kings Charles II and James II and he was in habits of great intimacy with many of the ministers of these two monarchs, and with many of the eminent men of those days, as well amongst the clergy as, the laity. Foreigners distinguished for learning, or arts, who came to England, did not leave it without Visiting him.
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