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John Evelyn
b. October 31, 1620 – d. February 27, 1706 • Author
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Evelyn, John
Evelyn, John (1620–1706), Anglican diarist. Born at Wotton in Surrey, he was educated at Southover free school, near Lewes, and at Balliol College, Oxford. In 1641 he visited the Netherlands and later (1643–5) travelled extensively in France and Italy. In 1647 at Paris he married Mary, the daughter of
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Evelyn, John
Evelyn, John(1620–1706). The English country gentleman John Evelyn wrote some 30 books on the fine arts, forestry, and religious topics. His most enduring work, however, is his Diary, which he kept all his life. It is considered an invaluable source of information on the social, cultural, religious,
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Evelyn, John
Evelyn, John (1620–1706)English diaristBorn near Dorking, Surrey, he studied at Oxford for two years before taking to law at the Middle Temple in London. The years of 1643 though 1652 he spent largely in travel on the continent of Europe before he settled as a wealthy country gentleman at Sayed Court,