John Pory, 1572-1636: The Life and Letters of a Man of Many Parts

William S. Powell

Anno: 2011
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 105 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 235 x 156 mm
  • EAN: 9780807897539
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A commoner respected for his knowledge of law and politics, Pory was appointed, in 1618, secretary to the new governor of Virginia, and he became the first speaker of the first Legislative Assembly of America. A professional newsletter writer all of his life, he was one of the first journalists of his time. His letters contain contemporary information on the Thirty Years War, social and political conditions in England, and his impressions of Virginia.A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.