Sir Thomas North's Marginalia in His "Dial of Princes"

  title={Sir Thomas North's Marginalia in His "Dial of Princes"},
  author={Kelly Quinn},
  journal={The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America},
  pages={283 - 287}
  • K. Quinn
  • Published 1 June 2000
  • History
  • The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America
Sir Thomas North (i535?-i6oi?) is best remembered as the mediator be tween Plutarch and Shakespeare: as every introduction to the Roman plays notes, the playwright relied heavily on North's 1579 translation of Plutarch's Lives. Over twenty years earlier, in 1557, however, North had Englished The Dial of Princes, made from Antonio de Guevara's popular Spanish work Relox de Principes} Although in the long run The Dial was less influential than the Lives, it enjoyed popularity in the years… 
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