Episode 141: Thomas Elyot and the Book The Governor
In 1531 at the height of Henry VIII's Great Matter, Thomas Elyot, who was a humanist and scholar wrote a small political science book disguised as a treatise on education, extolling the virtues of wise counsellors who would speak truth to power. In this episode we look at Elyot, and The Governor, and talk political science.
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