Search   
 
 
 
ClergyWriters
borndied
1643, Sep 181715, Mar 17
a Scottish philosopher and historian, and Bishop of Salisbury. He was fluent in Dutch, French, Latin, Greek, and Hebrew. Burnet was highly respected as a cleric, a preacher, an academic, a writer and a historian. He was always closely associated with the Whig party, and was one of the few close friends in whom King William III confided.
 Gallery (1)

Thumbnail
 Dictionary Citations (1) • View in Dictionary
Whipping-boy: A boy educated along with a young noble, and flogged whenever the princeling did something adjudged to meri...
Colonial Sense is an advocate for global consumer privacy rights, protection and security.
All material on this website © copyright 2009-19 by Colonial Sense, except where otherwise indicated.
ref:T5-S50-P1196-CPerson-M