Anthony Ashley Cooper, first Earl of Shaftesbury

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


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Theme or Topic Treated in Text Ann, Lady Fanshawe
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 satireAbsalom and Achitophel, at Charles II 's personal suggestion, just a week before the first Earl of Shaftesbury 's trial for treason.