Anthony Ashley Cooper, first Earl of Shaftesbury

Standard Name: Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper,,, first Earl of


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ALF begins her text by addressing her son in the tone of a homily: he is to profit by his father 's example. Thereafter, though her focus remains always on her husband, she has some...


November 1681: John Dryden published his political satire...

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November 1681

John Dryden published his political satireAbsalom and Achitophel, at Charles II 's personal suggestion, just a week before the first Earl of Shaftesbury 's trial for treason.


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