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Elyot, Thomas Sir 1490?-1546

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Works: 277 works in 1,322 publications in 4 languages and 19,679 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Popular works  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: JC393.B3, 321.6
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Most widely held works by Thomas Elyot
The book named The governor by Thomas Elyot( Book )

166 editions published between 1531 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, first published in 1531, is a composite treatise dealing with political theory, education and moral philosophy. It seeks to set out a way of life for members of the English governing class
Bibliotheca Eliotæ = Eliotis librarie by Thomas Elyot( Book )

49 editions published between 1542 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four political treatises by Thomas Elyot( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary 1538 by Thomas Elyot( Book )

35 editions published between 1538 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas Elyot's The book named the governor by Thomas Elyot( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The castel of helthe by Thomas Elyot( Book )

80 editions published between 1534 and 1983 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Castel of Helth by Sir Thomas Elyot (c. 1490-1546) was the first widely read work of popular medicine written in the English language. A diplomat and scholar, who was twice sent as ambassador to the Emperor Charles V, and a friend of Sir Thomas More, Elyot is most widely remembered for his classic of English prose writing and education entitled The Boke Named the Governour (1531), considered "the first work in recognizably modern English prose, to which Elyot added many new words." (Carter and Muir, eds., Printing and the Mind of Man [1967], 61)
Vives and the renascence education of women by Foster Watson( Book )

16 editions published between 1912 and 1989 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The defence of good women by Thomas Elyot( Book )

22 editions published between 1540 and 1983 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boke named the Gouernour, deuised by sir Thomas Elyot Knyght by Thomas Elyot( Book )

32 editions published between 1544 and 1565 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The banket of sapience by Thomas Elyot( Book )

29 editions published between 1539 and 1985 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical edition of Sir Thomas Elyot's The boke named the governour by Thomas Elyot( Book )

9 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The castel of helth corrected and in some places augmented, by the fyrst author therof, syr Thomas Elyot knyght, the yere of oure lorde 1541 by Thomas Elyot( )

14 editions published between 1541 and 1547 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The doctrinall of princis] by Isocrates( Book )

7 editions published between 1533 and 1548 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The castell of health by Thomas Elyot( Book )

15 editions published between 1572 and 1595 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the knowledeg [sic] whiche maketh a wise man by Thomas Elyot( Book )

15 editions published between 1533 and 1960 in English and English, Middle and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The castel of helth corrected and in some places augmented, by the fyrste authour therof, syr Thomas Elyot knyght, the yere of oure lord 1541 by Thomas Elyot( )

9 editions published in 1541 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The banket of sapience : gathered oute of dyuers and many godlye authoures. By syr Thomas Elyot knight worthye to be red, and had in the handes of all christyans by Thomas Elyot( )

10 editions published between 1539 and 1557 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The castell of helth corrected and in some places augmented, by the first author therof, sir Thomas Elyot knight the yere of our lord 1541 by Thomas Elyot( )

8 editions published in 1560 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pasquyll the playne by Thomas Elyot( )

12 editions published between 1534 and 1540 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The castell of helth corrected and in some places augmented, by the first author therof, sir Thomas Elyot knight, the yere of oure lorde 1541 by Thomas Elyot( )

8 editions published between 1541 and 1550 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Eliot, Thomas

Eliot Thomas 1490?-1546

Eliot, Thomas ca. 1490-1546

Eliot, Thomas ca. 1490-1546 Sir, Knyght

Eliot, Thomas, Sir, Knyght, ca. 1490-1546

Elyot Thomas

Elyot, Thomas 1490-1546

Elyote, Thomas 1490-1546

Thomas Elyot Brits taalkundige (1490-1546)

Thomas Elyot écrivain britannique

Thomas Elyot englischer Schriftsteller

Thomas Elyot umanista e diplomatico inglese

توماس الیوت نویسنده، زبان‌شناس، دیپلمات، و فیلسوف بریتانیایی

トマス・エリオット (ユマニスト)

托马斯·埃利奥特

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Literature criticism from 1400 to 1800