ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Evelyn

(1620-1706)


John Evelyn matriculated at Balliol College Oxford in 1637 and studied at the Middle Temple in 1637 before joining the Royalist cause and travelling on the continent; he was a founder of the Royal Society and one of the most famous of the virtuosi.


TEXT RECORDS:

1664Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-trees.

PUBLICATIONS:

The state of France. 1652.
An apology for the Royal Party. 1659.
A character of England. 1659.
The golden book of St Chrysotom, concerning the education of children. 1659.
Fumifugium. 1661.
A panegyric to Charles the Second. 1661.
Tyrannus or the mode. 1661.
Sculptura. 1662.
Sylva. 1664.
Navigation and commerce. 1674.
Numismata. A discourse of medals. 1697.
Memoirs illustrative of the life and writings of John Evelyn. 2 vols, 1818.
Miscellanous writings, ed. William Upcott. 1826.
The life of Mrs Godolphin. 1847.
Memoirs for my grandson. 1926.
London revived: considerations for its rebuilding in 1666. 1938.
Writings of John Evelyn, ed. de la Bedoyere. 1995.