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Young Tom Wharton

Clark, J. Kent (1989) Young Tom Wharton. Humanities Working Paper, 140. California Institute of Technology , Pasadena, CA. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20111202-113627259

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Abstract

This working paper is a draft of the first three chapters of a biography of Thomas, 5th Baron, 1st Earl, and 1st Marquess of Wharton (1648-1715). It traces the development of young Thomas (Tom to his family and eventually to the political world of England) from his birth until his return from France in 1666. The reader may be relieved to know that the formidable array of genealogical notes in Chapter I will eventually be reduced into an appendix on the Wharton family and that the table of abbreviations covers the whole book, not merely the first three chapters. Some of the notes, it should be added, are made necessary by the vast amount of misinformation that has accreted around the Whartons. Nice people will not bother to read them.


Item Type:Report or Paper (Working Paper)
Group:Humanities Working Papers
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:20111202-113627259
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20111202-113627259
Official Citation:Clark, J.Kent. Young Tom Wharton. Pasadena, CA: California Institute of Technology, 1989. Humanities Working Paper, No. 140.
Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:28282
Collection:CaltechAUTHORS
Deposited By: Lindsay Cleary
Deposited On:21 Feb 2012 21:43
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