After his father died he left Cambridge to go care for his mother and sisters but it is believed that he studies at Lincoln's Inn in London, where gentlemen could acquire a smattering of law. In 1620 he married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir James Bourchier, a merchant in London. They had five sons and four daughters. (Kathe, 1984) Both his father and mother were Protestants who had profited from the destruction of the monasteries during the reign of King Henry VIII, and they probably influenced their son in his religious upbringing. Both his schoolmaster in Huntingdon and the Master of Sidney Sussex College were enthusiastic Calvinists and strongly anti-Catholic.
Edmund Spenser (c. 1552 in London , † January 13 1599 ) was an English poet , elder contemporary and one of the models of William Shakespeare . • He was born in 1552 or 1553, the son of the tailor John Spenser and his wife Elizabeth, from Lincolnshire had come to London. Edmund attended Merchant Taylor's School , where the schoolmaster Richard Mulcaster tested a new educational idea. Mulcaster saw not only the Latin culture, but also the native language ie English, Education, to be important. Spenser studied from 1569 to 1576 at Pembroke College of Cambridge University .
Her parents were James Otis and Mary Allyne Otis, they lived on a farm at Barnstable where James prospered as a merchant, farmer, and an attorney for seventy-six years. James Otis also served as a judge of the court of common pleas for his country and a colonel in the militia. Mercy's great-great grandfather came to America on board the Mayflower as a servant, and signed the Mayflower compact. James Jr., Joseph, Mary, Hannah, Elizabeth, and Samuel were the only seven plus herself out of her thirteen brothers and sisters that survived. The Otises saw to is that their sons were prepared for college, but the daughters were given no formal education.
In order to understand the book properly, it’s necessary to use these three perspectives. Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4th, 1804, in Salem, Massachusetts. His ancestors were comprised of businessmen, judges, and seamen, all who were Puritans with a strict religious discipline. His father died while on a voyage when he was four years old, leaving his mother to raise three children on her own, with the help of some relatives. When Nathaniel’s wealthy uncle discovered his talents with writing, he was sent to Bowdoin College from 1821 to 1825.
He started school at the age of five and there William Shakespeare learned how to read and write. By the age of eight he was enrolled at the Stratford's Grammar School where he was taught by well paid Oxford men. Shakespeare learned Latin text, that fired his imagination, and Greek from the Greek New Testament. "William Shakespeare [ at the age 18 ] married Anne Hathaway [ who was 26 ] on November 28, 1582, in Worcester, in Canterbury Province" (William Shakespeare Biography). Their first child was, a daughter who was named Susanna, born on May 26, 1583.
John Milton was born in London, England (1608), to Sarah Jeffrey and his father, who was also named John. His mother was the daughter of a merchant sailor. His father was a law writer and also composed music. He inherited a love for art and music from his father. By the time he was twelve he entered Christ’s college, Cambridge, where he wrote much religious poetry in Latin, Italian, and English.
Meanwhile, he was also contributing essays to newspapers offices, which did great benefits for Adams' following life as well. (Shaw 23-24) When Adams was twenty-nine years old, he married Abigail Smith, who was born into a family of great prestige, and the daughter of a minister. Although most of her education was gained from her grandmother, she was knowledgeable and as politically smart as her husband. Hundreds of the letters between the couple showed that Abigail did provide Adams with significant assistan... ... middle of paper ... ...dent of the United States later as well. (Shaw 221) President Adams' final resting place is a crypt beneath the United First Parish Church, which located in his hometown, Quincy.
His father, also named John, was a prosperous London merchant. During his office as chief secretary to the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, Sir Thomas Egerton, John Donne fell in love with the Egerton's niece Anne More and they married in 1601. Since the marriage was against the wish of Egerton and Anne More’s father, George More, Donne had to go to Fleet Prison for a brief time. Donne was released soon after but had to live a retired country life in Pyrford, Surrey. Anne gave birth to 12 children in 16 years including two stillbirths.
John Locke was born on August 29, 1632. He was born in a quaint village, called Wrington, in the county of Somerset, to two Puritan parents. His father was a captain in the English Civil War, and was a country lawyer. With his father being so involved with the English government, Locke was blessed to receive the best education out there. John was enrolled at Westminster School in 1647.
Joseph's first son was Junius Spencer Morgan, also destined for the life of a businessman. He spent a number of years as a dry-goods merchant before moving to Boston and into the foreign trade business. Junius was invited to join the firm of George Peabody & Co. in 1854. In 1864 Junius took over the Peabody Company and changed the name to J.S. Morgan & Co. John Pierpont Morgan was born on April 17, 1837 in Hartford, Connecticut.