ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Blount

(1618-1679)


Thomas Blount, antiquary and miscellaneous writer, was a Roman Catholic and a member of the Inner Temple. He inherited property in Essex and Warwick, devoting himself to literary and legal researches.


TEXT RECORDS:

1661The Compleat Gentleman: Particular Directions for Painting.

PUBLICATIONS:

The art of making devices. 1646.
Academie of Eloquence. 1654.
Glossographia. 1656.
The lamps of the law and lights of the Gospel. 1658.
Boscobel, or the history of his Sacred Majesties most miraculous preservation. 1660, 1681.
The catholic almanac. 1661, etc.
A law dictionary. 1670.
The several statues concerning bankrupts. 1670.
Animadversions upon Sir Richard Baker's Chronicle. 1672.
Journey to Jerusalem. 1672.
A world of errors discovered. 1673.
Fragmenta antiquitatis, ancient tenures of land. 1679.