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Strype, John, 1643-1737.
Life of the learned Sir Thomas Smith, Kt. D.C.L., principal Secretary of State to King Edward the Sixth, and Queen Elizabeth.
Oxford : At the Clarendon Press, 1820
|Named Person:||Thomas Smith; Thomas Smith, Sir; Thomas Smith|
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|Notes:||Binder's title: Strype's works, XXIII.|
|Description:||xix,  286 pages  leaf of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||I. Sir Thomas Smith's birth, parentage, and education --
II. Sent to Queen's College in Cambridge ; Chosen a King's Scholar ; Reads the Greek lecture, and rectifies the pronunciation ; University orator ; His applause --
III. He travels ; His conferences with learned men at Orleans and Paris ; Takes his degree at Padua ; Returns home ; His usefulness at the university ; The controversy there arisen about his way of pronouncing Greek --
IV. Smith is removed into the protector's family ; His preferments under King Edward ; Made secretary ; Goes an embassy --
V. Sir Thomas Smith in commission ; Words between Bishop Bonner nd him ; His fidelity to the Duke of Somerset. VI. The condition of Sir Thomas Smith under Queen Mary ; His wise advertisements --
VII. Smith called to Queen Elizabeth's Court ; Concerned in the settlement of religion ; His judgment of the Queen's marriage --
VIII. Sir Thomas's embassies to France --
IX. Osorius's letter to the queen, and Dr. Haddon's answer ; Differences between Smith and Throgmorton, the queen's joint ambassadors ; Smith and Cecil friends --
X. Peace with France ; Smith continues ambassador there ; His book of the Commonwealth of England ; Returns ; A review of his embassy. XI. Smith goes over ambassador again to demand Calais ; His employment at home ; Concerned in turning iron into copper --
XII. Smith waits upon the queen at Audley-End ; Goes on to embassy to France ; Concludes a league ; Concerned in proposals of a match for the Queen --
XIII. Made chancellor of the Garter ; Comes home ; Becomes secretary of state ; His advice for forwarding the queen's match ; His astonishment upon the Paris massacre --
XIV. Secretary Smith at Windsor dispatching business ; His care of Flanders and Ireland ; Mass-mongers and conjurers sent up to him out of the north ; His colony in Ireland --
XV. The secretary oppressed with business ; His discourse with the queen about Ireland and the earl of Essex ; His act in the behalf of colleges of learning ; His sickness and death. XVI. His last will --
XVII. Observations upon Sir Thomas Smith --
XVIII. Sir Thomas Smith's virtuous accomplishments.
|Responsibility:||by John Strype.|
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