Author:Anthony Ashley Cooper (1671-1713)

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Anthony Ashley Cooper

3rd Earl of Shaftesbury; Lord Ashley was tutored by John Locke and then educated at Winchester College on the death of the the first Earl; 1686, toured the Continent, returning to England in 1689. Entered parliament in 1695 but resigned his seat in 1698. Succeeded to the title and then took his seat in the House of Lords in 1701, but his political career ended with the death of William III. His most influential work was his Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times.

Anthony Ashley Cooper


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